HC Deb 18 March 1997 vol 292 cc537-8W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales how many Bills his Department has sponsored in each of the past 15 years; and how many have been passed by Parliament. [19777]

Mr. Hague

Eight Bills have been sponsored by my Department in the last 15 years; Seven have so far been passed by Parliament, as follows: one in 1983, one in 1988, one in 1990, one in 1991, two in 1993, one in 1994.