HC Deb 22 March 2001 vol 365 cc347-8W
Mr. McNamara

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many libel actions arising from e-publications, websites and list serve subscription services have been started in the past two years; what proportion were settled in advance of a hearing; and what proportion were found(a) for and (b) against the plaintiff. [154539]

Mr. Lock

The information requested is not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.