§ 43. Mr. Cormack
asked the Lord President of the Council (1) whether he will make a statement on the circumstances in which a former member of the IRA came to be employed within the Palace of Westminster;
(2) whether he is satisfied with the security checks followed before a person is employed within the Palace of Westminster; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Edward Short
I refer the hon. Gentleman to my answer to the hon. Member for Louth (Mr. Brotherton) on 25th March—[Vol. 908, cc. 629–32.]