HC Deb 27 June 1996 vol 280 c249W
Mrs. Roche

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what proposals he has to ensure that each legislative measure put forward by his Department contains a compliance cost assessment(a) relating to small firms and (b) in respect of which small firms have been consulted. [34142]

Mr. Arbuthnot

[holding reply 26 June 1996]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster on Wednesday 26 June 1996, Official Report, column 119.