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Parliamentary Questions

Volume 176: debated on Wednesday 11 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many written parliamentary questions he has answered; and how many of these were in reply to hon. Members representing Northern Ireland constituencies in each of the last two parliamentary Sessions and the current Session to the latest convenient date indicating in a table (a) how many were answered by each Northern Ireland Office Minister, (b) how many were answered on the date requested and (c) in how many cases a holding reply was first given.

In the 1988–89 and 1989–90 (to 9 July 1990) Sessions 1,162 and 1,079 written parliamentary questions were answered. Of those 766 and 781 respectively were in reply to hon. Members for Northern Ireland. Similar information for the 1987–88 Session is not available.

Answered byParliamentary Session
Mr. Brooke753
Mr. King44
Mr. Cope99327
Mr. Stewart212
Mr. Bottomley37287
Mr. Needham450295
Dr. Mawhinney118117
Mr. Viggers195
Answered on time (priority and ordinary)811628
Answered on time (priority only)218188
Holding replies351451
1 To 9 July