HC Deb 22 July 1996 vol 282 cc99-100W
16. Mr. Ainger

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what percentage of his Department's time is spent in developing new policies for other Departments of state. [36796]

Mr. Willetts

None. However, the work of the Office of Public Service impacts across all Government Departments because it promotes competitiveness, deregulation, improving standards in public services and greater efficiency and effectiveness throughout the civil service.