§ Mr. Spearing
To ask the Prime Minister if he will list the names of those civil servants whom Her Majesty's Government have authorised to volunteer statements to the media whose substance is the prerogative and responsibility of Ministers, together with their names, post and annual salary.
§ Mr. MacGregor
[holding answer 14 October 1991]: I have been asked to reply.
No. Many senior civil servants give occasional interviews to the press.