§ Mr. Simon Thomas
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how mar y oral questions she has transferred to other departments in each of the last 18 months. 
§ Ms Rosie Winterton
The Lord Chancellor's Department only transfers Parliamentary Questions when it is more appropriate for another Government Department to answer. The information requested is set out in the following table.
Month 2001 Number of questions transferred and to which Department 2002 Number of questions transferred and to which Department January — 0 February — Three to Home Office March — 0 April — Three to Home Office May — 1n/a June 1n/a One to Home Office One to Prime Minister July One to FCO One to Home Office August 1n/a September 1n/a October 1n/a November 0 December One to Home Office 1 Months that the Lord Chancellor's Department had no oral question time