§ Matthew Taylor
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his answer of 13 March 2002,Official Report, column 1106W, on public services productivity, what seminars his Department plans on the paper; what research his Department plans to commission on the paper; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Boateng
In preparing the paper, as with the public services agenda more widely, the Treasury is taking account of the wide range of expertise and research findings, including the advice of the Public Services Productivity Panel. The Treasury organises seminars on a variety of issues where such discussions can help guide policy.