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Volume 448: debated on Wednesday 28 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs which Private Members’ Bills were drafted by her Department in each Session since 1997; and which of those subsequently received Royal Assent. (77491)

Since 1997 the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has assisted in the drafting of one Private Member’s Bill, the Commonwealth Bill, in partnership with the hon. Member for Havant (Mr. Willetts). This Bill received Royal Assent in 2002.

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what plans she has for legislation in the next Session of Parliament; and if she will make a statement. (77493)

I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to him on 16 June 2006 by my right hon. Friend the Leader of the House, Official Report, column 1431W.