HC Deb 30 November 1972 vol 847 cc237-8W
Q18. Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Prime Minister whether, in view of the information supplied to his office on Thursday, 23rd November giving prima facie evi- dence that civil servants are disclosing confidential Government information to the Press before official ministerial announcements, he will cause an investigation to be made to ascertain to what extent this is being done for payment to these civil servants by the recipients of this leaked information.

The Prime Minister

No. No suchprima facie evidence has been supplied.