§ Clive Efford
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to his answer of 18 March,Official Report, column 677–8, on insurance, (1) how many responses he has had to the consultation on regulating insurance mediation; if he will place copies in the Library; and what representations he has received from travel agents and tour operators; 
(2) if he will carry out a cost benefit analysis of each of the three options proposed in the consultation on the adoption of the insurance mediation directive. 
§ Ruth Kelly
The Government has received some four hundred responses to the consultation on the adoption of the insurance mediation directive including many from travel agents and operators. A summary of the responses will be placed in the Library when decisions are announced in the second quarter of this year. In accordance with the usual procedure, a regulatory impact assessment will be published at the time the legislation is presented to Parliament.