§ Mr. Dalyell
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 12 February,Official Report, column 387–8, what action has been taken as a result of the permanent under secretary in his Department drawling the letter from the vice chairman of the D Notice Committee, Mr. J. M. Ramsden, dated 21 January, to the attention of those in the Government concerned with the relevant matters; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Younger
My ministerial colleagues and I have noted the contents of Mr. Ramsden's letter of 2 February. We are pleased that the media side of the Defence Press and Broadcasting Committee had decided to continue to participate in the D Notice system, on which the Government place great value.