§ Mrs. Roche
To ask the right hon. Member for Selby, representing the Church Commissioners, (1) what percentage of bills were paid late by the Church Commissioners in 1995–96; 
(2) how much was paid late to the private sector by the Church Commissioners for goods and services in 1995–96. 
§ Mr. Alison
It is the commissioners' policy to pay their suppliers within the agreed credit terms.