HC Deb 12 March 1998 vol 308 c334W
Mr. Butterfill

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if she will list those parliamentary questions she has taken eight weeks or more to answer since 1 May 1997. [32717]

Mrs. Beckett

Since the State Opening of Parliament on 14 May, three questions have received answers eight weeks or more after the due date. These were question 1117 from the right hon. and learned Member for Rushcliffe (Mr. Clarke), 31 July 1997,Official Report column 630; question 12695 from the hon. Member for Truro and St. Austell (Mr. Taylor), 22 December 1997, Official Report, column 517; question 13042 from the right hon. Member for Wokingham (Mr. Redwood), 12 February 1998, Official Report, column 393.