§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
asked the Secretary of State for Energy how many (a) officials and (b) Ministers from his Department gave evidence to Commons Select Committees in each of the Sessions (i) 1983–84 and (ii) 1984–85.
§ Mr. Peter Walker
In the 1983–84 Session 16 Officials and four Ministers from my Department gave evidence to Select Committees of this House. The figures for the 1984–85 Session were 27 and six respectively.