§ Mr. Tynan
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many employees in his Department have(a) signed a formal opt out from and (b) are exempt from the Working Time Directive; and how many employees in his Department have recorded hours, including any accruing on a flexitime basis, in excess of the maximum allowed under the Working Time Directive in the last month for which figures are available. 
§ Mr. Caplin
I will write to my hon. Friend and a copy of my letter will be placed in the Library of the House.