HC Deb 30 March 1979 vol 965 c372W
Mr. Cryer

asked the Prime Minister if he will now issue a circular to all civil servants of under-secretary rank and upwards stating that their entry into industry on retirement will not be approved until a period of two years has elapsed following retirement.

The Prime Minister

I have no plans to do so. The rules on the acceptance of business appointments by senior civil servants after retirement or resignation were reviewed in 1975 and the Government will continue to watch how they are working.

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