To ask the Deputy Prime Minister when he will publish a response to the consultation exercise on making tenancy deposit schemes mandatory. 
The Office of the Deputy Prime Minister hopes to announce the results of the consultation in the next month or two.
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what plans he has to make it his policy to introduce enabling clauses for mandatory tenancy deposit schemes in this Session. 
When the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister announces the results of the recent consultation into "Tenancy Money: Probity and Protection", it will make clear the means that will be used to implement the decision on the way ahead.
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister what assessment he has made of the effects on users of closing the pilot project on the tenancy deposit schemes. 
A full research assessment of the pilot tenancy deposits scheme was published soon after the consultation on tenancy deposits was begun last November. The future of the pilot will be announced at the same time as a decision on the results of the consultation.