HC Deb 26 July 1990 vol 177 c570W
Mr. Hume

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the policies of the Department of Education on citizens advice bureaux in Belfast.

Dr. Mawhinney

[holding answer 25 July 1990]: The citizens advice bureaux in Belfast, as elsewhere in Northern Ireland and indeed in the rest of the United Kingdom, are voluntary advice-giving agencies independent of the Government and I do not interfere in their operations or determine their policies.