HC Deb 15 March 1994 vol 239 cc646-7W
Mr. Alex Carlile

To ask the Prime Minister if he will instruct the relevant Department to place in the Library copies of all telexes made the subject of public interest immunity certificates in the case of Mr. Lorrain Osman; and if he will make a statement.

The Prime Minister

No. It would not be in the public interest to disclose the contents of classified documents concerning the international relations of the United Kingdom.

Mr. Darling

To ask the Prime Minister how many public interest immunity certificates he has signed in each year since 1990.

The Prime Minister

I refer the hon. Member to the reply that I gave to the hon. Member for Blaenau Gwent (Mr. Smith) on 3 March 1994,Official Report, column 803.