HC Deb 21 March 1994 vol 240 c3W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Prime Minister if he will set out in a form which does not jeopardise national security the criteria used by the Secret Intelligence Service and the Security Service to assess what constitutes a serious crime.

The Prime Minister

[holding answer 18 March 1994]: No. The term "serious crime" is widely understood and, in the context of the Intelligence Services Bill, does not require further definition.