Written Answers. - Issue of Circulars.

48.

asked the Minister for Finance if he will state in respect of himself and any Minister of State in his Department for the period 1st January, 1980 to date: (i) whether any circulars on matters unconnected with his responsibilities have been sent on his behalf by post by officials of his Department to groups of his constituents, (ii) the number of different circulars involved and (iii) the estimated number of items mailed.

Any correspondence issued during the period in question by me or the Minister of State at my Department was issued in accordance with well-established and long-standing practice.

108.

asked the Minister for Public Service if he will state in respect of himself and any Minister of State in his Department for the period 1 January 1980 to date: (i) whether any circulars on matters unconnected with his responsibilities have been sent on his behalf by post by officials of his Department to groups of his constituents, (ii) the number of different circulars involved and (iii) the estimated number of items mailed.

Any correspondence issued during the period in question by me or the Minister of State at my Department was issued in accordance with well-established, long-standing practice.