§ Mr. Redwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs what percentage of(a) primary and (b) secondary legislation sponsored by her Department in 2002–03 was introduced to implement EU requirements. 
§ Mr. Bradshaw
The information is as follows:
- (a) In 2002–03, 50 per cent. of primary legislation sponsored by the Department was introduced to implement EU requirements.
- (b) During the same period, in the case of secondary legislation my Department was responsible for the making of 120 Statutory Instruments, of which, 57 per cent. were introduced to implement EU requirements.