HC Deb 27 February 2003 vol 400 cc720-1W
Mr. Pickles

To ask the Deputy Prime Minister how many bills his Department and its predecessors have sponsored in each of the past five years; and how many have received Royal Assent. [91628]

Mr. Leslie

Bills sponsored in the last five years by the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister (ODPM) and previously by both the Department for Transport, Local Government and the Regions (DTLR) and the Department for the Environment, Transport and the Regions (DETR) are listed in the following table.

Session Bill/Act
2000–01 The Vehicles (Crime) Act 2001 (HO took the lead) The Rating (Former Agricultural Premises and Rural Shops) Act 2001 Bills dropped:
Homes Bill—Ran out of time because of general election Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Bill (LCD took the lead)—Ran out of time because of general election
DTLR Acts/Bills. 2001–02 session
2001–02 Travel Concessions (Eligibility) Act 2002 Sex Discrimination (Election Candidates) Act 2002 Homelessness Act 2002 Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 (LCD took the lead)

ODPM Bills currently in committee stages

Local Government Bill

Planning and Compulsory Purchase Bill

Regional Assemblies (Preparations) Bill