HC Deb 19 February 1996 vol 272 c17W
Mr. Llew Smith

To ask the Prime Minister what plans he has to review the Public Records Acts 1958 and 1967 in regard to the selection of material for retention and release. [15981]

The Prime Minister

The Government have no such plans as their policy on the release or withholding of records under the provision of the Public Records Acts was reviewed in 1992–93. The results of that review were published as chapter 9 of the White Paper on open government, July 1993 (Cm 2290).

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