§ Mr. Sayeed
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (1) what plans he has to meet the National Federation of Roofing Contractors; 
(2) if he will make an assessment of the National Federation of Roofing Contractors' (a) insurance-backed guarantee scheme and (b) Roofsafe Plus Latent Defect Scheme; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Raynsford
I refer the hon. Member to the answer I gave to the hon. Member for Buckingham (Mr. Bercow) on 22 February 1999,Official Report, columns 54–55. I will be meeting representatives of the National Federation of Roofing Contractors later this month.