Special Advisers

Prime Minister written question – answered on 24th January 2008.

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Photo of David Gauke David Gauke Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Prime Minister what obligations there are on special advisers to (a) divest and (b) declare financial interests held prior to appointment; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Gordon Brown Gordon Brown The Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party

Special advisers are appointed under the terms and conditions set out in the Model Contract and Code of Conduct for Special Advisers, copies of which are in the Library of the House.

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David Clark
Posted on 25 Jan 2008 12:01 pm (Report this annotation)

Perhaps the PM should be made aware that his non-answers are read by those who have no access to the Library of the House. Where it is not too onerus perhaps his staff could repeat the answers to MPs written questions.