§ 27. Mr. WEDGWOOD
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether the special or political branch of the Criminal Investigation Department of Scotland Yard forms a part of the Metropolitan Police, and is under the authority of the Commissioner?
§ The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. McKenna)
There is no "political" branch of the Criminal Investigation Department. As regards the special branch, the answer is in the affirmative.