§ Mr. McMaster
To ask the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what percentage of parliamentary questions, which would have been answered directly by him or his Ministers prior to the establishment of executive agencies, are now referred to the chief executive of such an agency. 
§ Mr. Jack
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster on 21 June 1995,Official Report, column 241.