The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

1983-1987 Parliament

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Press Office (Information) – 27 March 1986

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Press Office (Information) on 27th March 1986.

Mrs. Renée Short Asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what guidelines are issued by the press office of his Department to managers of his Department’s local offices in respect of communicating information to journalists.

Mr. Major Social security local office managers are encouraged to maintain contact with their local press and, within the strict constraints of claimant confidentiality, to provide information about the social security system and the work of their offices.