§ Nick Harvey:
To ask the hon. Member for Gosport, representing the Speaker's Committee on the Electoral Commission what progress the Electoral Commission is making towards making orders giving effect to the Boundary Committee's recommendations for Devon county council's ward boundaries; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Viggers:
I understand that it is the intention of the Electoral Commission to make the order implementing new ward boundaries by summer 2004 so that they will be in effect for the county elections due in 2005.