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asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the most recent guidance that has been issued to civil servants by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs on the drafting of Answers to Questions for Written Answer in the House of Lords.
Cabinet Office guidance for civil servants on drafting Answers to Parliamentary Questions was published in February 2005. A copy of the guidance is in the Library of the House. It can also be found on the Cabinet Office website at www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/propriety_and _ethics/civil_service/pq_quidance.aspx.
We have internal guidance in place on Lords Written Questions that was last updated on