Mr. J. Enoch Powell
asked the Prime Minister if the definition of the status of Ministers of State in relation to the respective departmental Ministers, as given by the hon. Member for Wallasey (Mrs. Chalker), Official Report, 13 December, column 1210, applies to all Ministers of State.
§ The Prime Minister
What my hon. Friend said on 13 December did not and was not intended to imply any change in the status of a Minister of State.