§ Annabelle Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions what representations he has(a) received from and (b) made to the Scottish Executive concerning recent problems with the credit payments, broken down by (i) subject, (ii) date and (iii) responsible Scottish Minister. 
§ Malcolm Wicks
We regularly communicate with Scottish Office Ministers on matters of mutual interest. At official level, there is regular contact between officials in the Department and their Scottish Executive counterparts.
Pension Credit will be introduced from October 2003.