§ Norman Baker
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what recent(a) representations and (b) discussions she has had; what assessment she has made regarding game excise licences; and what plans she has to change them. 
§ Mr. Meacher
[holding answer 5 July 2002]The Government have received a number of recent representations on game licences. This is a highly complex area, and we are considering these and their implications for the future of the game licensing regime.