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Parliamentary Questions

Volume 455: debated on Wednesday 10 January 2007

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) how many written parliamentary questions to his Department in the 2005-06 session were not answered wholly or in part on grounds of disproportionate cost; (112973)

(2) how many written parliamentary questions to his Department in the 2005-06 session were answered with a reply that it had not been possible to reply before prorogation.

I refer the hon. Lady to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Yeovil (Mr. Laws) on 29 November 2005, Official Report, columns 729-30W.

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many written parliamentary questions to his Department in the 2005-06 session did not receive an answer. (113591)

All except 13 of the 6,437 House of Commons written questions received in 2005-06 were answered substantively by Treasury Ministers.