§ Sir John Stanley
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if discussions took place between officials and political advisers in his Department and officials and political advisers in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in relation to the answer given by the Financial Secretary to the Treasury to the right hon. Member for Tonbridge and Malling on 25 June 1998,Official Report, column 618. 205W
§ Dawn Primarolo
[holding answer 8 July 1998]The normal contacts occurred which would take place when a question concerns an issue which involves more than one Department. No special advisers were involved.