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Departmental Correspondence

Volume 494: debated on Friday 19 June 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what percentage of letters to his Department from hon. Members' parliamentary offices were answered within 30 days of the date of receipt in each quarter from January 2008 to March 2009. (280468)

The Department's correspondence target is to answer correspondence from hon. Members within 15 working days of receipt. The following figures reflect the Department's achievement against this target.

Percentage

2008

January to March

88

April to June

89

July to September

77

October to December

87

2009

January to March

83