§ Mr. Burns
: To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will reply to the question from the hon. Member for West Chelmsford tabled on 2 February, reference 152929; and if he will make a statement on the reasons for the time taken to respond to the hon. Member's letter of 27 August on behalf of his constituent Mrs. S. Hawkard. 
§ Paul Goggins
[holding answer 22 March 2004]I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave him on 26 March 2004.