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Press Releases

Volume 301: debated on Tuesday 25 November 1997

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To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what is her policy in respect of the faxing of press releases on the day of release to Opposition party spokesmen; what changes have been introduced since 1 May; and if she will make a statement. [16303]

Press releases are delivered by hand to Opposition party spokesmen on the day of release, normally within one hour. None are faxed.This practice has been in place since 1 May.