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Political Memoirs

Volume 450: debated on Friday 20 October 2006

To ask the Prime Minister what advice and guidance is given to former senior civil servants who wish to challenge publicly the veracity of memoirs written by former Ministers with whom they served. (95477)

The requirements placed on former civil servants are set out in the Civil Service Code and the Civil Service Management Code.

To ask the Prime Minister pursuant to the answer of 12 October 2006, Official Report, column 862W, on political memoirs, whether amendments were sought to the manuscript of the Blunkett Tapes. (95690)

I have nothing further to add to the answer I gave my hon. Friend on 12 October 2006, Official Report, column 862W.