§ Dr. David Clark
To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Employment how many applications for information he received under the Open Government Code of Practice on Access to Government Information in the last parliamentary Session; and how many of these applications were granted. 
§ Mr. Mudie
Statistics are not available for the period required. However, for the calendar year January to December 1998, a total of 35 requests for information were received which cited the Code of Practice. This includes 24 requests received by the Employment Service. No Code requests were refused.