§ The Earl of Northesk
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What new powers, in the form of statutory instruments, codes of practice and other rules have been conferred upon central government departments as a result of legislation enacted since 1 May 1997. [HL1327]
§ The Minister of State, Cabinet Office (Lord Falconer of Thoroton)
The information requested by the noble Earl is not available in the form requested.
I have also written to the noble Earl on this subject today and copies of my letter have been placed in the Libraries of both Houses.