HC Deb 24 November 1987 vol 123 c103W
Mr. Sedgemore

To ask the Prime Minister if the book "Web of Deception", written by Mr. Chapman Pincher, was vetted before publication.

The Prime Minister

The manuscript was shown to the Government by the publishers. The Government sought and obtained agreement to certain deletions. The Government also reminded the author's solicitors of the terms of the injunction against certain newspapers restraining publication of material from Mr. Peter Wright. The Government made it clear that they in no way authorised or approved publication of the book or confirmed its contents as true or accurate.