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Department for International Development written question – answered on 12th September 2014.

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Photo of Hilary Benn Hilary Benn Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government

To ask the Secretary of State for International Development, what proportion of named day written questions were answered by her Department within the prescribed period in the (a) 2012-13 session, (b) 2013-14 session and (c) 2014-15 session to date.

Photo of Desmond Swayne Desmond Swayne The Minister of State, Department for International Development

The proportion of named day written questions answered by the Department for International Development within the prescribed period is set out in the table below.


Proportion of named day written questions answered on time

(a) 2012-13


(b) 2013-14


(c) 2014-15 (as of Friday 5 September 2014)


Departmental performance information for ordinary and named day Parliamentary Questions is collated by the Office of the Leader of the House of Commons and submitted to the Procedure Committee. This is published on a sessional basis by the committee. The monitoring report relating to the 2012-13 session was published on 13 February 2014 as HC1046. The report covering statistics relating to performance during the 2013-14 session will be published very shortly by the Procedure Committee.

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