[holding answer 31 March 2008]: Identifying copies of all communications and correspondence between the Wales Office and the Welsh Assembly Government relating to the Local Transport Bill, and placing it in the Library, would incur disproportionate costs. However, on the Bill's introduction we placed an Explanatory Memorandum on the Framework Power—agreed between the Wales Office and the Welsh Assembly Government—in the Libraries of both Houses.
[holding answer 31 March 2008]: The Secretary of State for Wales is responsible for Welsh provisions in the UK Government's legislative programme. As a result my Department is involved in discussions between the Welsh Assembly Government and UK Government sponsor Department at all stages in legislation relating to Wales. The Local Transport Bill is no exception.