Oral Answers to Questions — Government Departments (Press Interviews)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 22nd March 1945.

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Photo of Major Abraham Lyons Major Abraham Lyons , Leicester East 12:00 am, 22nd March 1945

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will circularise all Departments with instructions that when officials of Government offices, in the course of their duties, find it necessary, or are directed by their political chiefs, to give Press interviews or to make public statements their anonymity is to be strictly observed.