Home Office: Disclosure of Information:Written question - 25613

Asked by Tim Loughton
(East Worthing and Shoreham)

Named Day

'Named day' questions only occur in the House of Commons. The MP tabling the question specifies the date on which they should receive an answer. MPs may not table more than five named day questions on a single day.

Asked on: 05 March 2020
Home Office
Home Office: Disclosure of Information
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, how many inquiries into leaks of confidential Departmental information her Department has carried out in each of the last five years.
Answered by: James Brokenshire
Answered on: 06 April 2020

The leak of any Government information or material is not acceptable and the Government takes such incidents very seriously.

It has been the policy of successive Governments not to comment on security matters other than in exceptional circumstances.

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