HC Deb 16 December 2002 vol 396 c568W
Mr. Bercow

Asked the Secretary of State for International Development, how many statutory instruments have been(a) introduced, (b) removed and (c) amended by her Department since 1 January; and what the (i) cost and (ii) saving has been in each case. [64634]

Clare Short

(a) Four statutory instruments have been introduced by my Department in 2002. They are the International Development Act 2002 (Commencement) Order 2002; the African Development Fund (Additional Subscriptions) Order 2002; the Caribbean Development Bank (Further Payments) Order 2002; and the International Development Association (Thirteenth Replenishment) Order 2002. No statutory instruments have been (b) removed or (c) amended. The combined cost of printing was less than £500. There were no savings.