§ Mr. Ian Bruce
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans her Department has to correspond electronically with(a) hon. Members and (b) members of the public. 
§ Mr. Paul Murphy
[holding answer 13 July 1998]: Each of the Northern Ireland Departments and the Northern Ireland Office has a Web site which includes an Internet e-mail address. The latter enables hon. Members and members of the public to communicate electronically with Departments and for responses to be provided using the same medium.