§ Matthew Taylor
To ask the Deputy Prime Minister on what date his Department established a working group of officials to prepare his Department for the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act 2000; and on what dates this committee has met since it was set up. 
§ Mr. Leslie
An Open Government Unit was established in the Cabinet Office early in 2000, with responsibility for the implementation of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and other government openness initiatives within the Cabinet Office, the Unit will ensure that the Cabinet Office complies with the implementation plans set out in the paper placed in the Library of the House on 13 November 2001 by the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, my hon. Friend the Member for Doncaster, Central (Ms Winterton), as stated in her answer on 13 November 2001,Official Report, column 692W.