HL Deb 03 February 2003 vol 644 c6WA
Baroness Blatch

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What guidelines apply to interventions in administrative procedures within Whitehall by ministerial offices, special advisers and press officers. [HL1299]

The Minister for the Cabinet Office and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster (Lord Macdonald of Tradeston)

All departmental business is conducted in accordance with the requirements of theMinisterial Code, the Civil Service Code, the Code of Conduct for Special Advisers, Guidance on the Work of the Government Information Service and the GICS Handbook, copies of which are in the Library of the House.