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Written Ministerial Statement on Special Adviser numbers, costs and revised model contract and code of conduct

The Prime Minister

Listed below are the names of the special advisers in post at 10 June 2010, including each special adviser’s pay band, and actual salary where this is  £58,200 or higher, together with details of the special advisers’ pay ranges for 2010-2011, and the total pay bill cost of special advisers for 2009-2010. 

Also being published today are revised versions of the Model Contract and Code of Conduct for Special Advisers.  Copies have been placed in the Libraries of the House.

Special Advisers in post at 10 June 2010

Special Advisers in post at 10 June 2010
Appointing MinisterSpecial Adviser in PostPaybandSalary if  £58,200 or higher (£)
The Prime Minister

Andy Coulson


Edward Llewellyn

Kate Fall

Jonny Oates

Gabby Bertin

Tim Chatwin

Steve Hilton

Polly Mackenzie

Henry Macrory

James O'Shaughnessy

Liz Sugg

Peter Campbell

Sean Kemp

Gavin Lockhart

Michael Salter

Rohan Silva

Sean Worth

James McGrory

Within scheme ceiling

Within scheme ceiling

PB4

PB4

PB3

PB3

PB3

PB3

PB3

PB3

PB3

PB2

PB2

PB2

PB2

PB2

PB2

PB1

140,000


125,000


100,000

  98,500

  80,000

  70,000

  90,000

  80,000

  70,000

  87,000

  80,000

  60,000

  60,000



  65,000

  60,000

Deputy Prime Minister

Lena Pietsch

Richard Reeves 1

Alison Suttie

Chris Saunders

PB3

PB3

PB3

PB2
  80,000

  85,000

  80,000

  60,000
First Secretary of
State, Secretary of
State for Foreign and
Commonwealth Affairs
Arminka Helic

Denzil Davidson
PB3

PB2
  70,000

Chancellor of the Exchequer2 Ramesh Chhabra

Poppy Mitchell-Rose
PB2

PB1
  60,000

 
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice David Hass

Kathryn Laing
PB2

PB1
  69,266

Secretary of State for
the Home Department
and Minister for
Women and Equality
Fiona Cunningham

Nick Timothy
PB2 

PB2
  65,000

  65,000
Secretary of State for Defence Luke Coffey

Oliver Waghorn
PB2

PB2 
  60,740

  60,740
Secretary of State for
Business, Innovation
and Skills
Katie Waring

Giles Wilkes
PB1

PB1  
 
Secretary of State for
Work and Pensions
Susie Squire

Philippa Stroud
PB2

PB2


  69,250  
Secretary of State for
Energy and Climate Change
Duncan Brack

Joel Kenrick 
PB2

PB2 
  67,000

 
Secretary of State for
Health
Jenny Parsons

Vacancy 

PB2

 
Secretary of State for
Education
Henry de Zoete

Elena Narozanski
PB2

PB1 
 
Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Giles Kenningham

Sheridan Westlake 
PB2

PB2
 
Secretary of State for Transport Sian Jones

Paul Stephenson 
PB2

PB2
 
Secretary of State for
Environment, Food and
Rural Affairs
Simon Cawte

Will Littlejohn
PB2

PB1
 
Secretary of State for International
Development
Philippa Buckley

Richard Parr 
PB1

PB1
 
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland Jonathan Caine  PB2    69,266  
Secretary of State for Scotland Willie Rennie (unpaid)      
Secretary of State for
Wales
Vacancy     
Secretary of State for
Culture, Media, the
Olympics and Sport
 
Sue Beeby

Adam Smith 
PB1

PB1  
 
Chief Secretary Will de Peyer

Vacancy 
PB2    63,000 
Minister without
Portfolio
Vacancy     
Leader of the House
of Lords, and
Chancellor of the
Duchy of Lancaster
Flo Coleman

Vacancy
PB0

 
Minister  for the
Cabinet Office,
Paymaster General
Laura Trott  PB2   
Minister of State,
Cabinet Office
Martha Varney  PB1   
Minister of State (Universities and
Science), BIS
Nick Hillman PB2   
Leader of the House
of Commons and
Lord Privy Seal
Robert Riddell  PB2   
Chief Whip
(Commons)
Chris White

Ben Williams 
PB2

PB2
 

  68,000

Notes:

  1. Takes up post with effect from 5 July.
  2. In addition, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has appointed Rupert Harrison (PB3, £80,000) and Eleanor Shawcross (PB2) to the Council of Economic Advisers.

Special Adviser Pay Bands for 2010-11

The pay bands and pay ranges for special advisers for 2010-11 are as follows:

Scheme Ceiling                      £142,668  
Pay Band 4                           £88,966 - £106,864
Pay Band 3 and Premium         £66,512 - £103,263
Pay Band 2                           £52,215 - £69,266 
Pay Band 1                           £40,352 - £54,121
Pay Band 0                           Up to £40,352

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