HC Deb 11 March 1987 vol 112 c211W
Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs if he is satisfied with the means available to Her Majesty's Government of assessing the public interest, under Scottish law, in cases where the Foreign Office is the victim of alleged infringement of the Official Secrets Act.

Mr. Renton

The Lord Advocate is responsible for assessing the public interest in such cases in Scotland.

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