§ Mr. Pickthall
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what responsibilities his Department undertakes in connection with British overseas territories. 
§ Mr. Pond
The Department for Work and Pensions does not have any direct responsibilities concerning the overseas territories. However, the Department is responsible for managing two EU Structural Fund programmes designed to strengthen economic and social cohesion. Organisations from Gibraltar are eligible to participate in the two programmes.