§ Lord Windlesham
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What are the responsibilities of the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State in the Lord Chancellor's Department, and the matters on which he will answer Parliamentary Questions and make Statements.
§ The Lord Chancellor
The Parliamentary Secretary to the Lord Chancellor's Department will have day-to-day responsibility for the following areas of work:
- —Legal aid and the development of legal services;
- —Relations with the Land Registry and the Public Record Office, and the development of any other candidates for agency status;
- —Some budget and resource issues;
- —Energy efficiency; and
- —Equal opportunities and women's issues (non-judicial).
In addition, Mr. Taylor will be responsible for handling all of my department's business in the House of Commons.