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Wider Inquiry Into Misuse Of Information By Crown Servants

EDM number 448 in 1989-90, proposed by Jonathan Aitken on 05/02/1990.

That this House calls on Her Majesty's Government to set up the fullest possible inquiry into allegations made concerning the misuse of information by Crown servants apparently operating outside the rule of law; believes that the appropriate precedent for such an inquiry is the 1983 Review by a Committee of Privy Councillors into the circumstances leading up to the Falklands War; notes that such a committee in accordance with the Franks precedent would have full access to persons and papers in the security services, the armed forces, and all Government departments; and urges the Government to replace the narrow Calcutt inquiry by this much wider and deeper review.

This motion has been signed by a total of 10 MPs.

Jonathan Aitken05/02/1990South ThanetProposed
Richard Shepherd05/02/1990Aldridge-BrownhillsSigned
Rupert Allason05/02/1990TorbaySigned
Nicholas Bonsor06/02/1990UpminsterSigned
David Steel06/02/1990Tweeddale, Ettrick and LauderdaleSigned
Teddy Taylor06/02/1990Southend EastSigned
John Wilkinson06/02/1990Ruislip - NorthwoodSigned
George Galloway13/02/1990Glasgow HillheadSigned
Andrew Faulds20/02/1990Warley EastSigned
Jim Wallace21/02/1990Orkney & ShetlandSigned

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