§ Mr. Hoyle
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister pursuant to his answer of 2 December,Official Report, column 517W, on regional Government officers what guidelines within the Code of Practice on Access to Government Information relate to the provision of information by civil servants in Government regional offices to hon. Members. 
§ Mr. Leslie
The Code of Practice on Access to Government Information contains guidance on the release of information relating to a Department's area of responsibility. The Code applies to requests for information from any person and there are no specific provisions for hon. Members.