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Former Prime Ministers: Allowances

Question for Cabinet Office

UIN HL7532, tabled on 11 April 2016

To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Gardiner of Kimble on 3 July 2014 (HL280) about the expenses of former Prime Ministers, and in the light of the ruling of the Freedom of Information Tribunal in the case of Gabriel Webber v Information Commissioner (EA/2015/0194) that the disclosure of details of expenses paid to former Prime Ministers would not breach confidence nor invade privacy, whether they will commit to full transparency regarding former Prime Ministers' allowances including the costs of providing security.

Answered on

21 April 2016

The Government is considering the Tribunal’s judgement in this matter, and will respond in due course.

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Cabinet Office