To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many letters from hon. Members from Wales he answered during (a) June, (b) July, (c) August, (d) September, (e) October and (f) November 2003; and if he will make a statement.
Details of correspondence from hon. Members from Wales answered in June to November 2003 are as follows:
During that period, the Wales Office also answered 238 other letters and dealt with over 2,500 inter-departmental letters.
Hon. Members also take greater opportunity to raise matters personally rather than in writing.