HC Deb 29 February 1988 vol 128 c391W
Mr. Terry Davis

To ask the Prime Minister what restrictions, other than statutory, Her Majesty's Government put on access by the National Audit Office to Government papers.

The Prime Minister

The Government do not seek to deny access to papers which, in the terms of the National Audit Office Act 1983, the Comptroller and Auditor General reasonably requires for carrying out his examinations.