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1987-1990 - Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Press Briefings

Below is the text of Mr Major's written Parliamentary Answer on Press Briefings on 8th December 1988.


Mr. Winnick To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer when he next plans to hold a briefing meeting with journalists; and what subjects he intends to discuss.

Mr. Major I have nothing to add to the answer that the hon. Member received from my right hon. Friend on 11 November at columns 358-59.

Mr. Dalyell To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will take steps to ensure that his future interviews with the press are recorded by two or more tape-recorders.

Mr. Major I have nothing to add to the answer that I gave to the hon. Member for Walsall, North (Mr. Winnick) earlier today.