§ Mr. Oaten
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Southwark, North and Bermondsey (Simon Hughes) of 7 April 2003,Official Report, column 36W, on entitlement cards, when the summary of responses to the consultation on entitlement cards will be published. 
§ Beverley Hughes
We would prefer to publish the summary of responses to the consultation alongside an announcement of how the Government intends to proceed. This is currently being considered by Ministers.