§ Mr. Rooker
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food if he will list those topics on which it is not his practice to answer parliamentary questions; and if he will list any changes in the practice of his Department since 3 May.
§ Mr. Peter Walker
It is not possible to provide a definitive and exhaustive list of questions which I might exceptionally decline to answer on grounds other than cost. It is my practice to consider each question on its merits, which I believe follows the approach adopted by my predecessors.350W I have not refused to answer any question since the present Government were formed.