HC Deb 07 March 1988 vol 129 c58W
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.