HC Deb 09 February 2004 vol 417 cc1222-3W
Mr. David Stewart

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on her policy on the use of sunset clauses in legislation; and which Acts containing such clauses relevant to her Department were passed in each year since 1997. [149334]

Ms Hewitt

I refer my hon. Friend to the replies that I gave to the hon. Member for Buckingham (Mr. Bercow) on 24 April 2003,Official Report, columns 110–11W, and the hon. Member for Castle Point (Bob Spink) on 1 July 2003, Official Report, column 217W.