HC Deb 01 April 2004 vol 419 c1568W
Bob Spink

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what the requirements are on officials in her Department to declare current interests; and what register of interests is kept for her departmental officials. [164700]

Mr. Caborn

The Civil Service Management Code sets out the requirement for civil servants declaring any conflict of interest. This is brought to the attention of staff in the Department through the Staff Guide. It also identifies areas where a conflict of interest between private and departmental interests could potentially occur, and explains the procedure for the raising of and, where appropriate the recording of any such conflict with senior management.

Forward to