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Statutory Instrument

Volume 403: debated on Monday 14 April 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Transport if he will list the statutory instruments issued by his Department in the last 12 months, indicating (a) the purpose of each and (b) the cost of each to (i) public funds, (ii) business and (iii) individuals. [106329]

The Department for Transport was formed on 29 May 2002. From that date until 31 March 2003 the Department issued 117 general statutory instruments and 1,156 local statutory instruments. The purpose of each instrument is explained in its explanatory note.The Department does not have the information requested concerning the actual cost of implementing the instruments in questions. However, in the case of a number of instruments a regulatory impact assessment was prepared which indicates the likely cost of the measure on business, charities and the voluntary sector. Copies of these assessments will have been placed in the Library of each House of Parliament.The general instruments referred to above have been placed in the Libraries of the House. The list identifies those for which a regulatory impact assessment was prepared.