Variable Error connecting sql server 2005

Hi,
When I run the code below I get a runtime error saying: "The name "&a&" is not permited in this context. Valid expressions are....."

 Dim MyDatabase As ADODB.Connection
    Dim MyCommand As ADODB.Command
    Dim MyRecordSet As ADODB.Recordset
    Dim connStr As String
    Dim a As Integer
    a = 2
   
    connStr = "Provider=SQLNCLI;Server=caronte;Database=ProjectServer_Reporting;Trusted_Connection=yes;"
 
    Set MyDatabase = New ADODB.Connection
    MyDatabase.CursorLocation = adUseClient
    'MyDatabase.Properties("Prompt") = adPromptAlways
    MyDatabase.Open (connStr)
    MyDatabase.Execute "INSERT INTO[MSP_PMO_Teste]([id])VALUES(""&a&"")"


How can I insert variables inside sql statements?

Thanks in advance!
carlaferreira2Asked:
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
as the value (a) is a numerical one, you don't need quotes...
neither single quotes (for strings) nor double quotes (for table and column names...)
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SQL_SERVER_DBACommented:
INSERT INTO[MSP_PMO_Teste]([id])VALUES('" & a & "')
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
yes, like this:

    MyDatabase.Execute "INSERT INTO[MSP_PMO_Teste]([id])VALUES(" & a & ")"
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SQL_SERVER_DBACommented:
MyDatabase.Execute "INSERT INTO[MSP_PMO_Teste]([id])VALUES('" & a & "')"
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