HC Deb 19 June 2002 vol 387 c384W
Mr. Andrew Turner

To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when she will reply to the questions from the hon. Member for the Isle of Wight of 1 March, Refs. 39938 and 40044. [55463]

Mr. Morley

The answers to questions Ref. 39938 and Ref. 40044 were conveyed to the hon. Member on 10 June 2002.Official Report, column 889W. The delay that occurred was due to intense pressure of work in the section responsible for providing the necessary information. DEFRA Ministers and staff regret this delay. Revised procedures and additional resources have been introduced to ensure that a better service to hon. Members is provided in future.