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Departmental Written Questions

Volume 504: debated on Friday 29 January 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice 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. (313671)

The Ministry of Justice answered 2,923 ordinary written questions and 790 named day questions from 1 January 2009 to 31 December 2009. On average it has taken 6.14 sitting days to answer ordinary written questions and 2.22 sitting days to answer named day questions in Parliament.