§ Mr. Stunell
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many of the written parliamentary questions tabled to his Department between 19 October 1999 and 20 April have not received substantive answers, excluding those not answered(a) citing disproportionate cost, (b) stating that the information is not available, not held centrally, or not held in the form requested and (c) citing commercial or other confidentiality. 
§ Dr. Moonie
[holding answer 26 July 2000]The Ministry of Defence cited disproportionate cost on 73 occasions between 19 October 1999 and 20 April. The information requested at(b) and (c) cannot be provided as it is not held by the Ministry of Defence in the form requested. That information might be available to the hon. Member through the Library of the House.
§ Mr. Field
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, pursuant to his answer of 19 July 2000,Official Report, column 182W, on parliamentary answers, in which answers his Department has used the mechanism of a pursuant answer. 
§ Dr. Moonie
The three pursuant answers given by the Ministry of Defence can be found in theOfficial Report as listed:Reply to the hon. Member for Chingford and Woodford Green (Mr. Duncan Smith), 7 July 2000, Official Report, column 340W.Reply to my right hon. Friend the Member for Birkenhead (Mr. Field), 10 July 2000, Official Report, columns 381–82W.Reply to my hon. Friend the Member for Great Yarmouth (Mr. Wright), 12 July 2000, Official Report, column 574W.