HC Deb 26 April 1990 vol 171 c286W
Mr. Redmond

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the total cost to his Department of telephone tapping services provided by British Telecom in 1989.

Mr. Waddington

It has been the practice of successive Governments not to give information about the costs relating to interception authorised under the Interception of Communications Act 1985.