HC Deb 18 July 2003 vol 409 cc975-6W
Mr. Bercow

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will list the EU directives implemented by the Department since 8 June 2001. [126602]

Ms Blears

The Home Office has implemented three European Community Directives during the period specified: Directive 2000/43/EC of 29 June 2000 implementing the principle of equal treatment between persons irrespective of racial or ethnic origin was implemented in England, Wales and Scotland by SI 2003 1626. Council Directive 2001/51/EC of 28 June 2001 supplementing the provision of Article 26 of the Convention implementing the Schengen Agreement was implemented on the basis of existing legislation. Notification to this effect was sent to the Commission on 16 January 2003. European Community Directive 2000–8 on the manufacture and placing on the market of certain substances used in the illicit manufacture of narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances was implemented by SI 2001 No. 3683.