§ Mr. Carmichael
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what decisions have been made by his Department in the last year under authority from the Royal Prerogative. 
§ Maria Eagle
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given to the hon. Member for Pendle by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State (Mr. Darling) on 24 October 2001,Official Report, column 243W.