§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
To ask the President of the board of Trade what assessment he has made of the reasons for the relative rates of sickness of staff(a) at Companies House and (b) the Laboratory of the Government Chemist.
§ Mr. Heseltine
My Department's agencies are assessed against a range of measures and have good records of meeting targets and improving their performance from year to year. I am, however, looking into the issues raised by my hon. Friend's question.351W