§ Malcolm Wicks
I refer my hon. Friend to the written answer given to her on 26 November 2001,Official Report, columns 707–08W.613W
§ Annabelle Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what percentage of parliamentary questions replied to by his Department were the subject of a holding answer in the last three Sessions of Parliament. 
§ Maria Eagle
The information is in the table.
Percentage of named day parliamentary questions for which holding replies were given Session Percentage 1998–99 6.5 1999–2000 9.0 2000–01 18.5