HC Deb 09 February 1998 vol 306 c18W
Mr. Gordon Prentice

To ask the Prime Minister, pursuant to his answer of 29 January 1998,Official Report,column 307,if the Data Protection Registrar will require MI5 to register files held on individuals and to make them available to them. [27483]

The Prime Minister

The Data Protection Registrar is independent of Government in the exercise of her functions under the Data Protection Act 1984 and it would therefore not be appropriate for Ministers to comment upon her intentions or actions in this regard.