§ Mr. Stinchcombe
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department what steps are being taken, following the judgment in the European Court of Human Rights in the case of Christine Goodwinv. the United Kingdom, to ensure that domestic law complies with Articles 8 and 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights in respect of transsexual people. 
§ Ms Rosie Winterton
I refer my hon. Friend to the answer I gave on 23 July 2002,Official Report, column 1082W].