To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his reply to the hon. Member for Nottingham, North (Mr. Allen),Official Report, 3 December, column 44, whether he will set out the reasons for continuing the confidential daily briefings for journalists by his press secretary.
§ The Prime Minister
I have nothing further to add to the reply that I gave to the hon. Member for Nottingham, North (Mr. Allen) on 3 December at column44.