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Departmental Mass Media

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office with reference to the answer of 20 July 2009, Official Report, column 1040W, on departmental publications, if she will place in the Library hard copy print outs of the daily online news service bulletin for the period from 1 January 2010 to date. (312462)

The Cabinet Office provides a staff intranet which has a main news story that changes frequently. The audience is internal Cabinet Office staff. Personal details of staff appear in these internal news stories on the understanding that they will be used for internal purposes only. Printing copies and placing them in the Libraries of the House, or other ‘public’ areas, would infringe staff privacy.