HC Deb 13 January 1998 vol 304 cc173-4W
Mr. Ian Bruce

To ask the President of the Council what assessment she has made of the demand on IT specialists and systems of the Government's legislative programme other than that caused by preparations for EMU and the year 2000 computer date change problem. [19612]

Mrs. Ann Taylor

[holding answer 17 December 1997]: A Compliance Cost Assessment is required for any Bill which has cost implications for Business, Charities and Voluntary Organisations and should include any IT Costs.