§ Sir Alastair Goodlad
To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what was the cost to her Department of meeting the 16 requests for information under the Open Government Code of Practice in 1997. 
§ Mr. Foulkes
The cost of meeting the requests received by the Department for International Development in 1997 under the Open Government Code of Practice is estimated at £630. This is made up principally of staff time.