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Volume 409: debated on Friday 18 July 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he will list the people appointed to ad hoc posts within his Department bearing the titles of advocate, tsar, adviser, champion and comparable titles since May 1997; what their job title is or was; what their role is or was; whether they were or are being paid; what the total cost of each such person was in each financial year, including expenses

Sir Brian FallSouth CaucasusCurrent
Lord HannayCyprusRecently retired and not being replaced1996–2003
Alan GoultySudanAccountable to the Foreign Secretary and the International Development SecretaryCurrent
John SawersIraqAbout to be replaced by Jeremy GreenstockCurrent
Michael RyderInternational drugs issuesRole about to come to an endCurrent
Tom PhillipsAfghanistanUK Special RepresentativeCurrent
Ian WhittingGreat LakesCurrent
Sir Jeffrey JamesNepalAppointed by the Foreign Secretary and accountable to the Prime MinisterCurrent
Lord Levy is my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister's Special Envoy on the Middle East. He is unpaid; the FCO provides accommodation and, on occasions, logistic support.