HL Deb 28 January 2004 vol 656 c39WA
Lord Jopling

asked the Leader of the House:

Whether she will seek an explanation from the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs as to why she has been unable to answer Lord Marlesford's Question about game licences (HL201) after seven weeks when the target time for answering Written Questions is two weeks; and [HL904]

What steps are being taken to remind the Home Secretary of the requirement that Written Questions be answered within two weeks, given that 10 of the 21 Questions which are awaiting answer for almost five weeks or more (as of 19 January), are directed to his department. [HL905]

The Lord President of the Council (Baroness Amos)

I review all the outstanding Questions with my ministerial colleagues on a weekly basis and remind them of the importance of prompt and accurate Answers.

I am pleased to say that all the Questions to which the noble Lord refers have now been answered.

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