HC Deb 06 May 1924 vol 173 c225

asked the Prime Minister whether His Majesty's Government, in sanctioning the writing of articles by Ministers for publication in the Press, accept collective responsibility for such articles in the same way and to the same extent as is customary in regard to statements of policy made in other forms?

The LORD PRIVY SEAL (Mr. Clynes)

Yes, Sir. The Government accept collective responsibility for the statements of Ministers on questions of policy, regardless of the form in which the statements are made.