§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will list the occasions on which(a) his Department, (b) agencies and (c) non-departmental public bodies sponsored by his Department failed to pay valid invoices within 30 days or after the agreed credit period in the financial year 2001–02. 
§ Ruth Kelly
The bodies for which the Chancellor is responsible have made the following percentages of payments within 30 days or within contractual arrangements: HM Treasury 98.7 per cent.; National Investment and Loans Office 100 per cent.; Department of National Savings 99.6 per cent.; Inland Revenue 98.9 per cent.; HM Customs and Excise 97.38 per cent. and Royal Mint 91 per cent. More detailed information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.