§ Mr. Ian Bruce
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what plans his Department has to correspond electronically with(a) hon. Members and (b) members of the public. 
§ Dr. David Clark
[holding answer 13 July 1998]: A variety of different methods of replying electronically to Written Parliamentary Questions is being tested in consultation with the authorities of both Houses of Parliament. These tests are continuing, and we will report on the conclusions as soon as possible.