HC Deb 19 November 1986 vol 105 c191W
Sir Hugh Rossi

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science when the hon. Member for Hornsey and Wood Green may expect a reply to the letter he wrote to the Minister of State, Department of Education and Science on 20 March on behalf of his constituent Mr. C. A. McLean, to which no acknowledgement has been received despite reminders sent on 29 April, 6 June, 24 July and 25 September.

Mrs. Rumbold

I regret that my hon. Friend's letter of 20 March was mislaid within the Department. I have replied today to the copy which he enclosed with his letter of 25 September, and I apologise unreservedly for the delay.