§ Mr. Faber
To ask the President of the Board of Trade, pursuant to her answer of 11 March 1998,Official Report, column 234, what is the average length of time taken by the Export Control Organisation to process export licence applications that are circulated to other departments. 
§ Mrs. Roche
I refer the hon. Member to the answer by my right hon. Friend the President of the Board of Trade to the right hon. Member for Wokingham (Mr. Redwood) on 23 February 1998,Official Report, column 103.