HC Deb 07 February 1964 vol 688 cc234-5W
Mr. A. Lewis

asked the Prime Minister whether he is aware of the growing practice of former Ministers of the Crown taking appointments with companies with which they placed contracts during their period of Ministerial appointment; and whether he will introduce legislation to prohibit an ex-Minister of the Crown accepting such an appointment during the lifetime of the Parliament in which he held Ministerial office.

The Prime Minister

For the reasons which I have indicated in reply to previous Questions, I do not think that legislation would be wise or necessary.

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