§ Mr. Pawsey
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what percentage of letters from hon. Members to his Department received a reply(a) in under four weeks, (b) within four to six weeks, (c) within six to eight weeks and (d) over eight weeks, in each of the last three years.
§ Mr. Atkins
This question could be answered only at disproportionate cost, but the requirement to answer correspondence from hon. Members as promptly as possible is a priority of the Department.