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Departmental Written Questions

Volume 508: debated on Thursday 8 April 2010

To ask the Minister for the Olympics what methodology her Office used to determine whether answers to Questions in the formulation “if she will set out with statistical information related as directly as possible to the tabling hon. Members' constituency the effects on that constituency of her Department's policies since 1997” could be provided without incurring disproportionate cost; and if she will make a statement. (323871)

The Government Olympic Executive seeks to answer all parliamentary questions that do not incur disproportionate cost. Disproportionate cost is determined via a disproportionate cost threshold (DCT). The current DCT is £800, announced in Parliament by HM Treasury on the 20 January 2010.