(2) if she will place in the Library a copy of the Cabinet Office document guidance on leak investigation policy and procedures.
The guidance document “Official Information: standards of conduct and procedures” is being prepared and will shortly be sent to Departments. It will incorporate protocols for the investigation of unauthorised disclosures. The guidance will be submitted to the chairman of the Public Administration Select Committee and will be placed in the Library of the House.
Publishing details of working methods and investigative techniques would compromise the effective conduct of investigations in future.