HC Deb 03 May 1985 vol 78 cc249-50W
Mr. George

asked the Lord Privy Seal how many parliamentary questions, written and oral, have been tabled to the Secretary of State for Defence over each of the last three Sessions.

Mr. Biffen

The information requested is as follows:

1981–82 1,754
1982–83 1,578
1983–84 2,422

These figures do not include questions originally tabled to Defence and later transferred to another Department and similarly any questions which were tabled and subsequently withdrawn.