HC Deb 28 February 1995 vol 255 c563W
Ms Eagle

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how much United Kingdom public money has been provided to Mr. Oleg Gordievsky since his defection to the United Kingdom.

Mr. Hurd

I refer the hon. Lady to the answer given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 14 July 1994,Official Report, columns 711–12. It remains the Government's policy not to provide information on the operations, or detailed information about the expenditure, of the security and intelligence agencies.