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Scott Report: Ministerial Recipients

Volume 569: debated on Tuesday 27 February 1996

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asked Her Majesty's Government:Whether they will name the Ministers of the Crown who received a copy of Sir Richard's report before 15th February 1996.

The Ministers of the Crown who received a copy of Sir Richard Scott's report prior to publication were: the Prime Minister, the Foreign and Commonwealth Secretary, the President of the Board of Trade, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, the Secretary of State for Defence, and the Attorney General.In addition, the Deputy Prime Minster, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, Minister of State Department of Trade and Industry, the Paymaster General and the Parliamentary Secretary, Office of Public Service had access to the report prior to publication, in accordance with the terms laid down by the Scott Inquiry.