The letter dated 28 April was received on 3 May and transferred to the Department for Trade and Industry on 4 May. The subject matter subsequently became the responsibility of the Department for Community and Local Government. It has advised that a reply will be sent to the hon. Member for West Worcestershire (Sir Michael Spicer) shortly.
The Department for Communities and Local Government is leading on issues relating to the Sexual Orientation Regulations. The Under-Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, my hon. Friend the Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Meg Munn) replied to the correspondence on 29 June.