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Departmental Ministerial Policy Advisors

Volume 487: debated on Tuesday 3 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Innovation, Universities and Skills how many full-time equivalent staff in his Department assist special advisers; and what the cost of employing such staff has been since his Department was established. (242452)

Three civil servants support the Secretary of State's special advisers. They provide support of a non-political nature in accordance with the Code of Conduct for Special Advisers.

Individual civil servants' salary details are not disclosed in order to protect the privacy of the individuals concerned.