The written ministerial statement giving further details of the legislative programme outlinedin the Queen’s Speech, 16 November 2006, Official Report, column 7WS, listed 27 possible Bills. Of these, 19 have been introduced (some with an amended name), namely:
Concessionary Bus Travel
Consumers, Estate Agents and Redress
Further Education and Training
Fraud (Trial without a Jury)
Greater London Authority
Justice and Security (Northern Ireland)
Local Government and Public Involvement in Health
Northern Ireland (St. Andrews Agreement)
Statistics and Registration Service
Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement
Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide
Digital Switchover (Disclosure of Information)
Investment Exchanges and Clearing Houses.
The Government have also introduced the Planning Gain Supplement (Preparations) Bill. None of these Bills is in part or wholly consequent on proposals made at European Union level, though all Bills are prepared having regard generally to the extent to which EU and other international obligations are relevant to the provisions made by the Bill.
Preparation of the remaining planned Bills is ongoing. It is not possible to state how far, if at all, such Bills will be consequent on European Union proposals.