HC Deb 15 December 2003 vol 415 c771W
Mr. Redwood:

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many pages of (a) primary and (b) secondary legislation his Department put through Parliament in 2002–03. [141170]

Mr. Hutton:

The Department of Health sponsored two Bills during the 2002–03 session, which made a total of 214 pages once enacted.

In the case of secondary legislation, the Department was responsible for the making of 208 General Statutory Instruments, which would have been considered by either the Joint Committee on Statutory Instruments or the Select Committee on Statutory Instruments. These instruments made a total of 1,402 pages.