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Civil Service Bill — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:45 pm on 27th January 2009.

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Photo of Lord Hamilton of Epsom Lord Hamilton of Epsom Conservative 2:45 pm, 27th January 2009

My Lords, do the Government have any intention to reduce the number of special advisers, a very large number of whom have been created under this Government, which has gone so far to undermine independent advice being given by the Civil Service?