§ Brian Cotter
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions if he will hold an inquiry into the operation of employers' liability insurance; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Nicholas Brown
[holding answer 25 November 2002]: My right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer announced in his statement on the pre-Budget report on 27 November that, in response to concerns about rising insurance costs, the Department 919W for Work and Pensions will lead a formal review of the operation of employers' liability insurance.