§ Mr. Meacher
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many organisations and individuals have sent their comments on the report by the Occupational Pensions Board Protecting Pensions to his Department; if he will name them; and if he will make copies of the responses available in the Library.
§ Mrs. Gillian Shephard
One hundred and forty two representations were made to the Department during the consultation period last year. Many of these were made in confidence. It is for those who made comments to make them publicly available if they wish to do so.