§ Jackie Ballard
To ask the President of the Council if she will list the subject of each gender impact assessment drawn up by her Department since June 1997, indicating in each case whether the outcome has been(a) put out to consultation and (b) published. 
§ Mrs. Beckett
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given on 22 July 1999,Official Report, column 636, by my right hon. Friend the Minister for Public Health.
As part of the Government's commitment to ensuring that their policies are relevant to the lives that people live today, my Department will work closely with the Women's Unit to develop good practices for carrying out gender impact appraisal.