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Departmental Written Questions

Volume 504: debated on Thursday 28 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development what average time his Department took to answer questions for (a) ordinary written answer and (b) written answer on a named day in the last 12 months. (313670)

The requested information cannot be provided without incurring disproportionate costs.

The Department for International Development (DFID) endeavours to answer all parliamentary questions on time. We record and regularly report to the Leader of the House on the number of ordinary written and named day questions received and the number of such questions answered on time and late.