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Questions for Written Answer: Guidance to Civil Servants

House of Lords written question – answered on 21st May 2008.

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Photo of Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer Baroness Miller of Chilthorne Domer Spokesperson in the Lords, Home Affairs

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the most recent guidance that has been issued to civil servants by the Department for Transport on the drafting of Answers to Questions for Written Answer in the House of Lords.

Photo of Lord Bassam of Brighton Lord Bassam of Brighton Government Whip, Government Whip

Cabinet Officeguidance 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_guidance.aspx.

This guidance is available to all civil servants at the Department for Transport on the department's intranet site.

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