§ Dr. Lynne Jones
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if his Department follows Cabinet Office guidance on how to conduct public consultations. 
§ Ms Hewitt
The Treasury conducts public consultations on a variety of issues with interested parties in a number of ways. The Treasury seeks to follow the best practice principles set out in the CO guidance on "How to conduct written consultation exercises". Less formal consultations, such as the recent regional series of Productivity Road Shows, are also conducted by the Treasury.