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Volume 175: debated on Tuesday 3 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Health what system he employs to classify, log and otherwise record each document generated by his Department; and if he will make a statement.

[holding answer 2 July 1990]: The Department receives and generates many millions of documents in the course of its business, and it would be impracticable, and disproportionately costly, to record these individually. However, the vast majority are placed, with related documents, on registered files in accordance with well-established registry practices.