HC Deb 11 December 2003 vol 415 c554W
Mr. Redwood

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many pages of(a) primary and (b) secondary legislation the Department put through Parliament in 2002–03. [141169]

Maria Eagle

The Department did not sponsor any primary legislation during the 2002–03 Session (13 November 2002 to 20 November 2003).

The Department was responsible for the making of 97 General Statutory Instruments during the 2002–03 Session and these accounted for 725 pages of secondary legislation. The number of instruments produced includes some that consolidated and revoked previous instruments.