Prime Minister’s Meeting with Alexander Lebedev - Commons Urgent Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:29 pm on 7th July 2022.

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Photo of Lord Robertson of Port Ellen Lord Robertson of Port Ellen Labour 2:29 pm, 7th July 2022

My Lords, there are profound national security issues involved in what has now been disclosed almost by accident in the Liaison Committee yesterday: that the current, temporary Prime Minister, while Foreign Secretary, had these meetings without officials being present. What attempts are now being made to check out how many other meetings he had when he was Foreign Secretary, or as Prime Minister, with people who might well affect the national security of our country?