§ Mr. Mullin
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department (1) what is the practice of the Lord Chancellor's Department in respect of the number of names provided to the Prime Minister in respect of each senior judicial appointment; 
(2) how many names were offered to the Prime Minister in respect of the appointment of the Lord Chief Justice in 1992. 
Mr. John M. Taylor
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on Monday 3 July,Official Report, column 18. It is not the practice to disclose information about communications between Ministers.