Operation Conifer: Sir Edward Heath - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:46 pm on 12th November 2018.

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Photo of Lord Morgan Lord Morgan Labour 2:46 pm, 12th November 2018

My Lords, an American political scientist once said that the curse of public life in this country is the curse of secrecy. Is this not a classic example of it? The Government are, in effect, colluding with the police and refusing to divulge evidence. The real victims—if you think about it—are the police, whose spokesman so far has been a tittle-tattling chief constable and not someone who is capable of giving a rational and legal view of this grave and dishonourable situation.