HC Deb 26 January 1948 vol 446 cc100-1W
131. Mr. Butcher

asked the Minister of Works when a firm of Spalding solicitors, whose name and address has been communicated to him, may expect to receive a reply to their letters of 19th April, 1947, 6th June, 1947, 17th October, 1947, and 19th December, 1947.

Mr. Key

An officer of the Department visited the firm on 15th January to apologise for the failure to reply and to explain the circumstances. I must express regret for this failure which is the subject of inquiry within the Department.