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The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (Mr. Woodward): Copies of the Food Safety Promotion Board annual report 2003, incorporating financial statements for 2002 and 2003 and a review of activities for 2001, has been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.
|Year||Expenditure £ million|
A list of all visits overseas undertaken by Cabinet Ministers costing £500 or more during the period 1 April 2004 to 31 March 2005 has been placed in both Libraries of the House. The list provides details of the date, destination and purpose of all such visits and the cost of Ministers' travel and accommodation where appropriate.
The Prime Minister (Mr. Tony Blair): I have today published a list of gifts received by Ministers. The list provides details of gifts received by Ministers valued at more than £140 for the period 1 April 2004 to 31 March 2005. Copies of the list have been placed in the Libraries of the both Houses.
The Prime Minister (Mr. Tony Blair): Listed below are the names of special advisers in post at 21 July 2005, the special advisers' pay ranges for 200506, the number of special advisers in each pay band by department and the total pay bill cost of special advisers for 200405.
All special advisers are appointed under terms and conditions set out in the Model Contract for Special Advisers providing assistance on the full range of their appointing Minister's departmental responsibilities. Where a special adviser has a specific expertise or works mainly in a particular area of the department's work this is indicated.
|Appointing Minister||Special Adviser in post||Expertise|
|The Prime Minister 1||Jonathan PowellRuth TurnerMatthew TaylorPolicy DirectorateDavid Bennett 2 Julian Le Grand Conor RyanNicholas RowleyGeoffrey NorrisPhilip CollinsJustin ForsythStrategic Communications & PressDavid HillDavid BradshawHilary CoffmanDarren MurphyHuw EvansChris McShaneEvents & VisitsJo GibbonsKatie KayAngela Goodchild (p/t)John WattsParna TaylorResearch and Information UnitCatherine RimmerKatie O'Donovan||Chief of StaffDirector of Government RelationsChief Adviser on StrategyHead of Policy DirectorateDirector of Communications Director of Events, Visits and Scheduling|
|Deputy Prime Minister and First Secretary of State||Joan HammellMick HalloranAlan Schofield||Chief of Staff|
|Minister for Communities and Local Government||Tim Williams||Communities and Local Government|
|Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster and Minister for the Cabinet Office||John WilliamsJohn Woodcock|
|Chief Whip (Commons)||Sue JacksonSimon Benson|
|Chief Whip (Lords)||Margaret Ounsley|
|Secretary of State for Constitutional Affairs and Lord Chancellor||Garry HartPhilip Bassett|
|Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport||Nick Bent Roger SharpSarah Latham|
|Secretary of State for Defence||Steve BatesJosh Arnold-Forster|
|Secretary of State for Education and Skills||Richard DarlingtonDan Corry|
|Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs||Stephen HaleSheila Watson|
|Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs||Mark DaviesMichael Williams||Communications and EUUN; human rights; Asia, Africa and the Balkans|
|Secretary of State for Health||Liz Kendall|
|Secretary of State for the Home Department||Hannah Pawlby|
|Leader of the House of Lords, and Lord President of the Council||Joe Dancey|
|Secretary of State for International Development||Alex EvansBeatrice Stern||Communications|
|Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and Secretary of State for Wales||Claire McCarthyPhilip TaylorAndrew BoldMatthew Burchell|
|Lord Privy Seal and Leader of the House of Commons||James ConnalMichael Dugher|
|Secretary of State for Trade and Industry||Tom ClarkTim HortonEmily Thomas (unpaid)|
|Secretary of State for Transport and Secretary of State for Scotland||Andrew MaughamSam WhiteIain Gray||Scottish affairs|
|Chancellor of the Exchequer 2 , 4||Spencer LivermoreDamien McBride|
|Chief Secretary||Jonathan AshworthCathy Koester|
|Secretary of State for Work and Pensions||Sue ReganAnna TurleyKatherine RaymondMatthew Doyle||Pension reformDisability, Inequality, Child Poverty, Housing Benefit reformEmployment and Incapacity Benefit reformMedia and Communications|
|Minister without Portfolio||Martin O'DonovanBlair McDougall|
|Pay Band 4||£82,423 to £98,907|
|Pay Band 3 and Premium||£61,543 to £95,609|
|Pay Band 2||£48,355 to £63,824|
|Pay Band 1||£37,366 to £50,148|
|Pay Band 0||Up to £37,365
2 Includes provisional salaries yet to be agreed.
3 Plus one adviser who is unpaid.
4 Plus the five members of the Council of Economic Advisers who are employed on special adviser terms (one in Band 4, three in Band 3, and one in Band 1). One of the members of the Council works part time.
5 This figure includes salary, severance pay and estimate of pension costs.