The Department for International Development is committed to responding to written parliamentary questions promptly. Since the start of the 2007-08 Session to date:
(a) 78 per cent. of 677 ordinary written questions have been answered within five sitting days
(b) 84 per cent. of the 137 named day questions have been answered on the day specified.
Information to the level of detail requested could be provided only disproportionate cost.