§ Q12. Mr. A. Lewis
asked the Prime Minister if he is aware that the Press announced on 29th March the appointment of Lord Normanbrook to the Chairmanship of the British Broadcasting Corporation, whereas his official announcement of the appointment was not made until 1st April; and if he will institute an inquiry into the breach of official security that occurred.
§ The Prime Minister
The Press reports to which the hon. Member refers were238W speculation, which were subsequently shown to be correct. The second part of the Question does not arise.