§ Mr. Goggins
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security when he will publish the bilateral concordat between the Department of Social Security and the Northern Ireland Department for Social Development. 
§ Mr. Darling
The Northern Ireland Minister for Social Development and I have agreed the text of the concordat between the Department of Social Security and the Department for Social Development. Copies of the concordat have been placed in the Library and the text will be available on the internet at www.dss.gov.uk.