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European Directives (Accounting and Audit)

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

The Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform
(Mr. John Hutton)

My Department is today publishing the Government’s conclusions following the responses to the consultation on the implementation of the directive on the Statutory Audit of Annual and Consolidated Accounts (Directive 2006/43/EC). Draft regulations for the implementation of the directive are also being published.

My Department is also publishing the Government’s conclusions following the responses to the consultation on the implementation of a Directive (2006/46/EC) which amends EC Accounting Directives, (the 4th and 7th Company Law Directives, Bank Accounts and Insurance Company Accounts Directive) (Directive 2006/46/EC).

These documents will be placed in the Libraries of both Houses and will be available on the BERR website shortly.