HC Deb 09 February 1993 vol 218 c526W
Mrs. Roe

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department 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.

Mr. Kenneth Clarke

Chief executives of agencies within my responsibility reply direct on matters delegated to them, although it is, of course, open to them to seek my advice before replying.

I have the opportunity to see the replies when they are published in Hansard.

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