HC Deb 09 February 1993 vol 218 c523W
Mrs. Roe

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland at what stage(a) drafts and (b) copies of letters from chief executives of agencies within his responsibility, in response to parliamentary questions, are submitted to Ministers.

Sir Patrick Mayhew

Draft letters are not submitted to Ministers, but for information purposes they receive a copy of the chief executive's reply once it has issued and prior to the parliamentary question being answered.

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