Dáil Éireann - Volume 468 - 03 July, 1996

Written Answers. - Press Briefings.

6. Miss Harney asked the Taoiseach whether all briefings given by the Government press secretary are approved in advance by him. [14129/96]

The Taoiseach: I approve briefings by the Government press secretary and his colleagues on major issues and Government business. Where matters are continuously in the public domain, the press secretary and his colleagues can brief on the basis of established Government policy.