§ Mr. Kirkwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many written parliamentary questions were passed for answer to executive agencies and non-governmental departments in each of the last five years; and if he will make a statement. 280W
§ Mr. Burt
The information is not available in the format requested. Such information as is available is in the table:
Session Written answers provided by agency chief executives 1992–93 495 1993–94 442 1994–95 389 1995–96 to date 155
Written parliamentary questions concerning matters which have been delegated to the chief executive of an executive agency in its framework document, normally receive a reply from the Minister to the effect that he or she has asked the chief executive to reply direct to the Member by letter.
Departmental archive of written answers; figures were obtained by a clerical count and may be subject to error.