Characters: Jack, the PM.
Written For: Challenge 486: Confidential at tw100.
Summary: The new Prime Minister wants to know about Torchwood. Fat chance.
Disclaimer: I don’t own Torchwood, or the characters.
A/N: This one’s a double drabble.
The new Prime Minister was proving a bit of a handful; how she’d got her hands on Torchwood’s phone number Jack didn’t know, but he wished she hadn’t.
“You’re Captain Harkness? Head of the Torchwood Institute?”
“What’s left of it,” Jack agreed.
“As I’m sure you know, I am the duly elected Prime Minister, and as such, I’m required to know about everything having to do with national security. Therefore, I insist you fill me in on your organisation.”
“You can insist all you like, but I’m not authorised to tell you anything. Torchwood is confidential, and quite frankly, your security clearance is nowhere near high enough.”
“But I’m the Prime Minister!”
“Be that as it may, I think you’ll find we answer to, and are funded by, the Queen, and she outranks you by a fair bit. Don’t you agree? If I told you what you want to know, I’d be committing treason. I signed the Official Secrets Act.”
“Of all the… This isn’t over. You’ll be hearing from me again, and you will tell me everything or I’ll have you replaced!”
“Don’t hold your breath. Have a nice day.” Jack hung up. Wait ‘til Lizzie heard about this…