Special adviser data releases: numbers and costs

This series brings together all documents relating to special adviser data releases: numbers and costs.

The following data sets of special adviser numbers and paybands have been released. These list

  • the names of the special advisers in post at various times
  • each special adviser’s pay band
  • actual salary where this is £65,000 or higher
  • details of the special advisers’ pay ranges
  • the total pay bill cost of special advisers in the period


Published 17 February 2013
Last updated 21 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added list of special advisors as of December 2016.
  2. Data for 2015 added
  3. Added November 2014 data.
  4. First published.