The Conduct of Lord Moonie, Lord Snape, Lord Truscott and Lord Taylor of Blackburn - Privileges Committee Contents


APPENDIX 7: CORRECTIONS TO EVIDENCE RECEIVED FROM LORD MOONIE, LORD SNAPE, LORD TRUSCOTT, LORD TAYLOR OF BLACKBURN AND THEIR REPRESENTATIVES


Any corrections to the Hansard and Sunday Times transcripts suggested by the four Members in correspondence, oral evidence or statutory declarations are published in the evidence volume.

Lord Truscott suggested corrections to the Hansard transcript of his meetings with the journalists by marking up a copy of that transcript: his suggested corrections are reproduced below.

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 6 of 24: "Incidentally, I've just had lunch (this could be "I should have had lunch") with somebody from Gazprom so, er, one of the companies that I advise is Gazprom" should be "Incidentally, I've just had lunch (this could be "I should have had lunch") with somebody from Gazprom so, er, one of the companies that I advise advises Gazprom".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 6 of 24: "I would manage to get in Private Eye for doing that so it is an indirect connection" should be "I would get in Private Eye with even an indirect connection".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 8 of 24: "would you move these amendments, Lord Truscott mentioned it [inaudible] you know" should be "would you move these amendments, Lord Truscott may have mentioned it to you know".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 9 of 24: "He said, you know, will you move these amendments" should be "They said, you know, will you move these amendments".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 9 of 24: "But again, you know, it depends on who you're interested in and what" should be "But again, you know, it depends on the degree of interest you've got".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 9 of 24: "There can be some sort of grey areas" should be "There can be slightly grey areas".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 11 of 24: "What I would say is if there was a conflict of interest then I would write to your company appropriately" should be "What I would say is if there was a conflict of interest then I would advise to your company appropriately".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 12 of 24: "if you've been a Minister more than 12 months before" should be "if you've not been a Minister more than 12 months before".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 12 of 24: "What I will do if someone wanted—a client, for example—. . . lobbying companies that lobby" should be "What I will do if someone wanted—a client, for example—… is advise lobbying companies than lobby".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 12 of 24: "I wouldn't be employed as a parliamentary applicant or lobbyist" should be "I wouldn't be employed as a parliamentary advocate or lobbyist".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 14 of 24: "um, they've got ?fights? over the retail market" should be "um, they've got five per cent over the retail market".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 15 of 24: "whether the Government would block it either on competition grounds or security grounds" should be "whether the Government would block it either on competition grounds or European Energy security".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 16 of 24: "Usually, with the consultancy thing, it's all parliamentary-led???" should be "Usually, with the consultancy thing, it's all It's for one or two days a month".

Lord Truscott Meeting (1) page 16 of 24: "I don't do timesheets or anything, but, generally, it works ??? might call somebody ??? one or two days a month. Time-wise, it varies" should be "I don't do timesheets or anything, but, generally, it works that the company calls or will use me one or two days a month sort of time-wise, it varies".

Lord Truscott Meeting (2) page 11 of 24: "I don't think I'd be comfortable moving amendments myself ?? because I didn't give notice saying that I had a direct financial interest??" should be "I don't think I'd be comfortable moving amendments myself because people would complain it would be a direct interest".

Lord Truscott Meeting (2) page 11 of 24: "That's right" should be "Yeah, Yeah, That's right".

Lord Truscott Meeting (2) page 11 of 24: "I think it's probably better to ?? get someone else to do it??. From what I see, certainly on the ballot issue" should be "I think it's probably better to ……… [indistinct]. From what I've seen certainly on the ballot issue".

Lord Truscott Meeting (2) page 13 of 24: "energy security and all that sort of crap??" should be "energy security and all that sort of stuff".

Lord Truscott Meeting (2) page 14 of 24: "Man: So you managed to get that changed so it would be in there? / PT: Yeah. / Man: I see. / [30.00] / PT: Again, it was sort of pushing at an open door" should be "Man: So you managed to get that changed so it would be in there? / PT: Yeah, yeah, so again, it was pushing at an open door".

Lord Truscott Meeting (2) page 14 of 24: "willing to try it out, but essentially get it moving from a position where they in general support something to actually getting them to do it" should be "willing to try it out, [inaudible] getting them from a general position to actually getting them to do it".



 
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