HC Deb 05 March 1997 vol 291 c618W
Mrs. Clwyd

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many questions were tabled for reply by his Department in each Session since 1979–80; in how many instances in each year the reply has been that providing the information involved disproportionate cost; and in how many instances in each year questions have been given the reply that the information was not available centrally. [16795]

Mr. Freeman

A list of the number of written and oral questions answered by the Cabinet Office, Office of Public Service, in the Sessions 1982–83 to 1995–96, as supplied by the parliamentary on-line information service unit, has been placed in the House Library. Figures for 1979–80 to 1981–82 are not available.

The other information requested can be provided only at disproportionate cost.