HC Deb 15 July 1997 vol 298 c94W
Mr. Peter Bottomley

To ask the Prime Minister if a Minister authorised confirmation of any details of the Budget to the media in advance of the Chancellor's Budget statement. [8871]

The Prime Minister

I have nothing further to add to the replies that I gave to the right hon. Member for Richmond, Yorks (Mr. Hague) on 2 July,Official Report, columns 288–89.