§ Mrs. Ann Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many competitive tendering exercises carried out by his Department in each of the last two years were caught by the provisions of the public services directive but were not subsequently advertised in theOfficial Journal of the European Union in compliance with the relevant regulations. 
§ Mr. Freeman
All requirements falling within the scope of the EU services directive where there is an obligation to advertise are customarily advertised in the prescribed manner in the supplement to theOfficial Journal of the European Communities. Records of exact numbers of advertisements are not kept.