§ Mr. Mullin
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs when she will respond to the letter of 6 July 2001 from the hon. Member for Sunderland, South concerning the Environmental Protection Act 1990. 
§ Mr. Morley
A response to my hon. Friend's letter of 6 July was sent on 3 January 2002. I apologise for the delay in replying.