HC Deb 30 November 1988 vol 142 c732

Mr. Secretary Hurd, supported by the Prime Minister, Secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe, Mr. Secretary Younger, Mr. Secretary King, Mr. Secretary Rifkind and Mr. John Patten, presented a Bill to replace section 2 of the Official Secrets Act 1911 by provisions protecting more limited classes of official information: And the same was read the First time; and ordered to be read a Second time tomorrow and to be printed [Bill 9].