§ Mr. French
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy how many oral parliamentary questions he has answered by written reply because the question was not reached at Question Time, for the most recent year for which figures are available.
§ Mr. Parkinson
Of 432 oral questions tabled in 1988, a total of 293 were answered with a written reply. These figures do not include oral questions which were withdrawn, unstarred or transferred to other Departments prior to Question Time.