Going through Hansard for the Parliamentary nonsense round up I found this…
Andrew Rosindell: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how much was spent on tree preservation orders in (a) Romford, (b) Havering and (c) Greater London in each of the past eight years. 
Yvette Cooper: I have been asked to reply.
The information requested is not collected centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.
So not only does Prescott not answer the question… but he delegates someone else to not answer the question for him. Well it would have interfered with his croquet game wouldn’t it? You would think he had the time to answer Written Parliamentary Questions since he's been stripped of most of his responsibilities. Alas not!