HC Deb 24 July 1991 vol 195 c697W
Mr. Frank Cook

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what factors he takes into account before deciding that information requested by an hon. Member cannot be provided on the ground of commercial confidentiality.

Mr. Alan Clark

Information is withheld on these grounds if it has been disclosed to my Department by a company on a confidential basis, or is the subject of a confidential agreement between the Ministry of Defence and a company.

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