HC Deb 02 February 1988 vol 126 cc850-1
Mr. Dalyell

To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to her answer of 3 December 1987, Official Report, column 1100, what representations she has received seeking an amendment of the Public Record Acts so as to facilitate the early release of non-classified material relating to the Westland affair.

The Prime Minister

None, so far as I am aware.

Mr. Dalyell

Who brings the greater dishonour on Parliament? A Back-Bench Member who resorts to unparliamentary language, or a Head of Government who misuses a Law Officer's letter and then displays a shameless lack of candour about what she has done?

The Prime Minister

I totally reject what the hon. Gentleman has said. The many, many statements and speeches that I made on the subject were checked meticulously with the records.

Mr. David Shaw

Would my right hon. Friend agree that the ferry workers of Dover should not be—

Mr. Speaker


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