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Departmental Bills

Volume 448: debated on Monday 3 July 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will list those Government Bills sponsored by his Department that are still to be introduced during the 2005-06 Session. (78857)

The Government will bring forward in this Session the welfare reform legislation set out in the Queen's Speech on 17 May 2005 to reform support for housing costs and establish benefits, which will facilitate a return to employment while offering long-term support for those unable to work.

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will list those Government Bills sponsored by his Department that he has bid for in the next session of Parliament; and if he will make a statement. (78858)

I refer the hon. Member to the written answer given by the Leader of the House on 16 June 2006, Official Report, Column 1431W.