HC Deb 16 July 2002 vol 389 cc236-7W
Mr. Pickles

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister which Minister in his Department has responsibility for regeneration; and if he will make a statement. [67444]

Mr. McNulty

The Deputy Prime Minister has decided that for the time being Ministers in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister will take on the portfolios of their predecessors. This means that Lord Rooker, Minister of State and I, Parliamentary Under-Secretary have responsibility for regeneration issues.