HC Deb 06 March 1997 vol 291 c704W
Mr. Betts

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what percentage of bills to his Department were paid(a)in accordance with agreed contractual conditions and (b)within 30 days of receiving goods and services or the presentation of a valid invoice where no contractual conditions applied in the last year for which figures were available. [18807]

Mr. John M. Taylor

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to my hon. Friend the Member for Bury St. Edmunds (Mr. Spring) on 17 December 1996,Official Report, columns 506–7. Additional information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.