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Political Impartiality

Volume 476: debated on Tuesday 20 May 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what guidance was given to (a) Ministers, (b) special advisers and (c) civil servants in her Department on public communications during the local election purdah period. (204921)

Guidance was published on the Cabinet Office website as it is when a local or general election takes place. The Cabinet Secretary also wrote to Departments to remind them of the guidance.