§ 24. Mr. St. Aubyn
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the regulatory burden on electronic commerce. 
§ Mrs. Liddell
This Government have set themselves the goal of being the best place in the world to trade on line. Our clear strategy to achieve this is set out in the UK online annual report, which was launched on 11 September. In addition, we are working closely with the Better Regulation Task Force to identify existing or potential regulatory burdens on e-commerce.