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British National Party: Civil Servants

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what guidance is provided to civil servants on the compatibility of British National Party activism with holding senior positions of authority. (241772)

Civil servants are required to act in accordance with the requirements of the “Civil Service Code” and the restrictions on political activities as set out in Section 4.4 of the “Civil Service Management Code” copies of which are available in the Libraries of the House or can be accessed on line at

http://www.civilservice.gov.uk/documents/doc/CSMC_April08.doc