Government: Law Officers

House of Lords written question – answered on 6th April 2010.

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Photo of Lord Lester of Herne Hill Lord Lester of Herne Hill Spokesperson for Women and Equality

To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answers by Baroness Scotland of Asthal on 22 February (WA 227-28) and 22 March (WA 246), whether Ministers of the Crown are entitled to seek to influence the advice given by or conduct of Law Officers of the Crown on matters of law or the public interest.

Photo of Baroness Scotland of Asthal Baroness Scotland of Asthal Attorney General, Attorney General's Office, The Attorney-General

The form and content of advice given by the Law Officers is a matter for the Law Officers to decide.

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