HC Deb 07 November 1978 vol 957 cc120-1W
Mr. Rose

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he will lay down guidelines to be observed pending the amendment of the Official Secrets Act.

Mr. Merlyn Rees

If my hon. Friend has in mind guidelines relating to the institution of proceedings under the Act, that is a matter within the discretion of my right hon. and learned Friend the Attorney-General.