§ Mrs. Beckett
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security from what date the Income Support (General) Amendment No. 3 Regulations 1989, laid before Parliament on 15 September 1989 and due to be in force on 2 October, were not available to hon. Members; why they were not available after being laid; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Nicholas Scott
Copies of the regulations were dispatched to the Vote Office on 15 September, the date on which they were laid before Parliament, according to normal practice. The regulations came into force on 9 October.