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Zircon Satellite

Volume 118: debated on Monday 29 June 1987

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asked the Attorney-General if he will make a statement on the progress of inquiries resulting from the search of BBC premises in Glasgow in February in relation to "Project Zircon".

The police investigation which started in January is continuing, and the matter is being considered by the Director of Public Prosecutions.

February, March, April, May, and now Juneā€”is it right that the police investigation involving the Special Branch on that Sunday morning should go on for so long? Is not the truth of the matter that this has little to do with the national security of our country and everything to do with pressurising the BBC?