HC Deb 12 May 1994 vol 243 cc248-50W
Mr. Byers

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many current and former officials and Ministers in his Department have been asked to give written or oral evidence to the Scott inquiry.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

Thirty-one FCO officials—27 serving and four former—and eight FCO Ministers—two serving and six former—have been asked to supply written evidence to Lord Justice Scott's inquiry. Of these, 19 officials—16 serving and three former—and seven Ministers—one serving and six former—subsequently have been asked to attend to give oral evidence. All officials and Ministers asked to supply written evidence, and to give oral evidence, have done so.

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