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Departmental Written Questions

Volume 505: debated on Friday 5 February 2010

To ask the Minister for Women and Equality what average time the Government Equalities Office took to answer questions for (a) ordinary written answer and (b) written answer on a named day in the last 12 months. (313649)

The information is not available in the form requested.

46 named day questions were tabled to the Government Equalities Office between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009. Of these 52 per cent. received substantive answers on the day. 248 ordinary written questions were tabled to the Government Equalities Office between 1 January 2009 and 31 December 2009. Of these 45 per cent. received substantive answers within five parliamentary sitting days.