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Cartmel And Furness Local Plan

Volume 81: debated on Tuesday 18 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, pursuant to the answer of 4 June, Official Report, column 130, he will now call for a report from the chief constable of Cumbria as to the circumstances in which Chief Superintendent Taylor of the Cumbria police released to the Westmorland Gazette on 31 May details of the investigations into allegations of attempted bribery and corruption in connection with the Cartmel and Furness local plan; and if he will make a statement as to the substance of the report.

No, but the chief constable of Cumbria confirms that Chief Superintendent Taylor spoke briefly to a representative of the press on 31 May after the Director of Public Prosecutions had decided not to proceed with this case.