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Wilson Doctrine

Volume 456: debated on Thursday 1 February 2007

To ask the Prime Minister whether the Wilson Doctrine applies to hon. Members use of (a) Blackberry-devices, (b) mobile phone text messaging, (c) Voice over Internet Protocol systems, (d) internet browsers and (e) email. (112159)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Lewes (Norman Baker) on 21 January 2002, Official Report, column 589W.

To ask the Prime Minister whether the Wilson Doctrine applies to members of the (a) Scottish Parliament, (b) National Assembly for Wales and (c) Northern Ireland Assembly. (112161)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave the hon. Member for Twickenham (Dr. Cable) on 8 February 2006, Official Report, column 1186W, and to my written ministerial statement on 30 March 2006, Official Report, columns 95-96WS.