HC Deb 29 June 1998 vol 315 c21W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the public registers which his Department have responsibility for. [47351]

Mr. Straw

My Department has direct responsibility for the following registersIndex of Exempted Dogs (Dangerous Dogs Act 1991)1 Licensees and Certificate Holders under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 19861 Official Roll of the Baronetage Register of Forensic Pathologists In addition, the Home Office has limited responsibility, by virtue of our supervision of the relevant local services and/or the governing legislation, for the following registers: Electoral Registers (Representation of the People Act 1983) Coroners' Registers of Deaths Reported (Coroners' Rules 1984)2 Registers of Burials (and Records of Disinternments) (Local Authorities' Cemeteries Order 1977)2 Registers of Grants (Local Authorities' Cemeteries Order 1977)2 Register of Cremations (Cremation Regulations 1930)2 1Not accessible to the public 2Information available to the public subject to approval of individual authority holding register. The Data Protection Registrar, a Home Office Non-Departmental Public Body, is responsible for making available the Data Protection Register.