asked the Prime Minister, pursuant to her reply to the hon. Member for West Lothian on 24 November, to which Civil Service grade Sir Anthony Parsons has been appointed.
Sir Anthony Parsons' appointment as adviser on foreign affairs carries the grading of second permanent secretary.
asked the Prime Minister how many staff will be assigned to Sir Anthony Parsons; and what their Civil Service ranks will be. The Prime Minister: Sir Anthony Parsons will receive support from a personal secretary already on the staff of 10 Downing Street.