The Publication of Political Memoirs

Inquiry concluded

Report (PDF 340 KB) | Oral and written evidence (PDF 1.15 MB) | Government Response (PDF 112 KB)

The recent spate of diaries published by former advisers to the Prime Minister reignited the debate about the trust owed by those in positions of influence at the time of significant political events. PASC looked at whether diary-keeping is threatening the quality of decision-making and what rules should govern publication of diaries and memoirs.

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