Departments: Oral Questions
Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs
Bob Russell (Shadow Minister, Defence; Colchester, Liberal Democrat)
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many questions tabled by hon. and right hon. Members to her Department for oral answer have been transferred to other departments since May 2005.
Geoff Hoon (Minister of State (Europe), Foreign & Commonwealth Office; Ashfield, Labour)
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has incomplete records of transfers of oral questions prior to November 2005. Subject to this caveat, our researches show that since May 2005 the FCO has transferred two oral questions.