HC Deb 13 January 1997 vol 288 c44W
Mr. Charles Kennedy

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will place in the Library a copy of(a) the typescript minutes of evidence of the Speakers' conferences on electoral law 1965 to 1968 and (b) the minutes of evidence he retains in respect of earlier Speakers' conferences. [10444]

Mr. Sackville

Successive Speakers have directed that the unpublished papers of Speakers' conferences should be publicly available only on the expiry of 50 years and the subject to the consent of the Speaker in office in respect of each application for access to them.

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