HC Deb 04 April 2001 vol 366 cc232-3W
Mr. Tony Lloyd

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when his Department first contacted the hon. Member for Manchester, Central concerning his letter of 3 August 2000 regarding catering services for Manchester Central Healthcare Trust; and if he will make a statement. [150134]

Ms Stuart

[holding answer 13 February 2001]: A reply to my hon. Friend's letter of the 3 August was sent on 29 March 2001. A letter from the Department's Permanent Secretary/Chief Executive was also enclosed apologising for the unacceptable delay.

Mr. Laurence Robertson

To ask the Secretary of State for Health when he expects to respond to the letters from Mr. D. Wardell of Woodmancote, Gloucester, dated 30 November 2000 and 31 December 2000, on the subject of the use of mobile phones. [151362]

Ms Stuart

[holding answer 26 February 2001]: A reply was sent direct to Mr. Wardell on the 6 March 2001. As both letters were relating to the same issue, one reply was sent to cover the two letters.