HC Deb 19 May 1980 vol 985 c35W
35. Dr. Edmund Marshall

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster whether he will make arrangements for parliamentary questions for written answer to be tabled for answer during recesses.

Mr. St. John-Stevas

I have noted the hon. Member's suggestion. Any such arrangements would, however, be administratively expensive. Moreover, I believe it would be generally undesirable to blur the present clear-cut distinction between times when the House is in session and when in recess.

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