HC Deb 29 April 2004 vol 420 c1291W
Mr. Wood

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department when he will publish the Charities Bill. [167048]

Fiona Mactaggart

The draft Charities Bill, announced in the Queen's Speech, is expected to be published in mid-May. It will be considered by a joint Committee of both Houses which will be asked to report by 30 September.