§ Mr. Sproat
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to his answer of 4 March,Official Report, column 249, if he has now finished compiling and has checked for accuracy and consistency of definition the comprehensive provisional list of regulations for which his Department is responsible; and when he intends to place the list in the Library.
§ Mr. Atkins
Work is proceeding as quickly as possible on checking my Department's list of regulations affecting business. A consolidated list of regulations for all Departments will be compiled by the central deregulation unit of the Department of Trade and Industry and placed in the Library as soon as possible.