§ Mr. Redwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what percentage of(a) primary and (b) secondary legislation sponsored by his Department in 2002–03 was introduced to implement EU requirements. 
§ Dr. Howells
No primary legislation sponsored by the Department for Transport in the 2002–03 Parliamentary session was introduced to implement EU requirements. The secondary legislation sponsored by the Department comprised both general and local instruments. The proportion of all these instruments which were introduced to implement EU requirements was approximately 1 per cent. In the case of general instruments alone the proportion was approximately 13 per cent.