§ Mr. Brady
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Birmingham, Selly Oak (Dr. Jones) of 14 April 1999,Official Report, column 257, what representations he has received regarding the working group on the status of transsexual people; what meetings he and his officials have had with groups representing transsexual people; and what plans he has made for such meetings in the future. 
§ Mr. Straw
The Working Group on Transsexual People invited written submissions from interested parties. To date it has received representations from 10 organisations and 28 members of the public. A number of hon. Members have also written to me about the work of the Group. In addition, the Minister of State, Home Office, my right hon. Friend, Lord Williams of Mostyn, had a meeting with Susan Marshall, Vice-President of Press for Change, on 13 July. Consideration will be given to further meetings as appropriate.