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Written Questions

Volume 457: debated on Thursday 1 March 2007

To ask the Leader of the House what guidance he has given to Government Departments on unanswered parliamentary questions in the last 12 months. (123116)

Departments were reminded at the end of last Session to clear all outstanding questions before the House prorogued. I now regularly monitor the performance of Departments and where and when appropriate have from time to time drawn Ministers’ attention to the importance of adhering to the targets laid down for answering questions.