HC Deb 24 November 1995 vol 267 c347W
Dr. David Clark

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what is his policy in relation to former serving officers of the armed services taking up business appointments in companies which may be bidding for defence contracts. [2253]

Mr. Soames

Former serving officers of the armed forces are required, for a period of two years after leaving Crown service, to apply for official permission before accepting a paid appointment with any organisation with which they had dealings during their last two years of Crown employment.

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