HC Deb 18 January 2002 vol 378 c509W
Mr. Lidington

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make it his policy(a) to record the reasons for manual adjustments made by HM Customs and Excise to their modelled forecasts for alcohol receipts and (b) to make public those reasons. [26411]

Mr. Boateng

Under Exemption 2 of the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information, it would be inappropriate to publish internal discussion and advice leading to the published alcohol revenue forecasts.