Question: Request relating to Parliamentary Questions. In particular applicant requested;
1. A copy of Department,s internal guidelines for the answering of a) written Parliamentary Questions, b) oral Parliamentary Questions in the House, c) Parliamentary Correspondence and d) providing briefings for the Prime Minister for his weekly Questions in the House.
2. The minutes and the names of special advisers attending those meetings, held since 6th May 2006, concerning the establishment or amendment of procedures or guidelines on how to deal with Parliamentary Questions.
3. A copy of Department's guidelines as to the period of time that letters, emails, memos, communications and background briefing notes relating to the drafting, checking, commenting on and signing off of Parliamentary Questions are retained before being destroyed.
Case Number 55935