Intelligence and Security Committee

Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs written question – answered on 30th March 2010.

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Photo of Andrew MacKinlay Andrew MacKinlay Labour, Thurrock

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs pursuant to the contribution of the Chairman of the Intelligence and Security Committee, 18 March 2010, Official Report, column 997, on Intelligence and Security Committee, if he will take steps to ensure that when the current committee members stand down, there will be no attempt to interfere with the Committee's secretariat in the intervening period before a new committee is appointed; and if he will make a statement.

Photo of Gordon Brown Gordon Brown The Prime Minister, Leader of the Labour Party

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The committee's staff are civil servants. Like other civil servants they remain in post during an election campaign, bound by the usual rules of political impartiality.

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