Question from Mr Charles Elphicke regarding Lord Prescott

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Dear House of Commons,

Please could I have copies of all documents held by the House of Commons about the recent written question apparently made by Mr Charles Elphicke MP regarding Lord Prescott's spending on a government procurement card, which was originally attributed to Sir Alan Beith MP. This to include but not be limited to copies of the original question and correspondence from Mr Elphicke and Sir Alan.

Yours faithfully,

Jon Patience

FOICOMMONS, House of Commons

Dear Mr Patience

Thank you for your request for information dated 22 July 2012, received by us on 23 July 2012.

We will endeavour to respond to your request promptly but in any case within 20 working days i.e. on or before 28 August 2012.

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Yours sincerely

Alistair Duncan
IRIS Support Officer

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FOICOMMONS, House of Commons

Dear Mr Patience,


Thank you for your email.


We have carried out a search in Hansard (House of Commons debates:

for any written question asked by Charles Elphicke MP from this and the
previous session, which are accessible via the links below:


2010-12 session:



2012-13 session:



We have not been able to locate a written question asked by Mr Elphicke
directly relating to Lord Prescott’s spending on the government
procurement card.  However, the following question asked by Sir Alan Beith
MP relating to expenditure by Lord Prescott’s former department, the
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, may be relevant to your enquiry:




Related to this, the following question may aid you further:




Requests for any relevant deposited papers (the papers are freely
available) can be addressed to the House of Commons Information office who
would be able to help with locating the papers you need, contact details
are available here:


Yours sincerely



Katarina Ndrepepaj | Freedom of Information Coordinator

Information Rights and Information Security (IRIS) Service

House of Commons


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