HL Deb 27 September 2000 vol 616 c139WA
Earl Russell

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many government Bills have been before Parliament since the beginning of the present Session; how many of these have been sponsored by the Home Office; how many are currently before Parliament. [HL3531]

Lord Bassam of Brighton

Since this parliamentary Session began the Government have introduced 42 Bills, of which 16 are still before Parliament. The Home Office has had policy responsibility for 12 Bills this Session, four of which have now passed onto the statute book.