Alison Seabeck – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Alison Seabeck on 2014-06-12.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, how many parliamentary questions tabled to his Department in the last parliamentary Session did not receive a substantive answer by the time of the 2014 prorogation; and when each such question was first tabled.

Mr David Lidington

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office received 2,331 Commons written questions in the 2013/14 session. All received a substantive answer before Prorogation. Questions tabled just before Prorogation, which had invalid notice periods, were not able to be answered.