HC Deb 04 December 1995 vol 268 c38W
Ms Armstrong

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what is the published recommended response time within which his Department is expected to reply to letters from the public.[2995]

Mr. Horam

"Access to Information: a guide for the public" states that the Department aims to respond to letters requesting information under the open government code of practice within 20 working days of receipt.