Within government there are a number of individuals working as Special Advisers as defined by S15(1) constitutional Reform and Governance Act 2010.
There are also a number of individuals working across government known as Policy Advisers, Expert Advisers or similar. These individuals are often employed on 2 year contracts and work very closely with Ministers and/or Special Advisers providing policy advice
Please advise how many of these individuals are employed in these roles within the MOD and break down for each year between 2010 and 2018.
Please find attached the response to your FOI request dated 11 April 2018.
Please accept my apologies for the delay in getting this to you.
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