§ Angela Watkinson:
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on the impact of Financial Services Authority regulation of travel insurance on (a) business and (b) customers. 
§ Ruth Kelly
[holding answer 11 December 2003]: The Government published a regulatory impact assessment 681W (RIA) on 5 June that covered the costs and benefits of implementing FSA regulation of insurance mediation including travel insurance sold as a standalone product. The RIA is available from the Treasury website www.hm-treasurv.gov.uk.