HC Deb 01 February 1996 vol 270 c858W
Mr. Peter Bottomley

To ask the Attorney-General (1) what account he has taken of the case of Hehir, 1982, in advising Ministers and others on the freedom to waive necessary claims to public interest immunity; [12435]

(2) what account he has taken of the rules put forward on public interest immunity duties in the case of Makanjuola v. Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis. [12436]

The Attorney-General

Advice to the Crown on public interest immunity takes account of all relevant case law, which includes Hehir and Makanjuola and, since 1994, the House of Lords decision in ex parte Wiley.