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Members Staff: Unsolicited Official Documents

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 24 May 2007

To ask the Leader of the House what guidance is available to hon. Members' staff on action which they should take on receipt of unsolicited official documents. (138166)

Hon. Members’ staff are employed by the hon. Member concerned. It is a matter for hon. Members, as their employer, to give advice to their staff on any matter, including through the standard contract of employment.

Members' staff are subject to the same obligations under the law in respect of handling and returning any unsolicited official documents as other citizens.