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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what the (a) dates, (b) location and (c) sources were of attributable (i) articles, interviews or contributions for the media, books or other journals and (ii) speeches or presentations made in the public domain, by departmental special advisers since March 2001; who in her Department authorised the activity; and on what date this activity was recorded with the departmental Head of Information. 
I refer the hon. Member to my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister's answer of 24 July, Official Report, column 1373W.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry which special advisers assist her in identifying priorities for encouraging and stimulating new businesses in rural areas. 
My special advisers offer advice to me on a wide range of policy issues, including small business matters where appropriate.
A description of the role and duties of special advisers is set down in the Code of Conduct for Special Advisers.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will list the public consultations undertaken by her Department since 8 June 2001, indicating the (a) length and (b) number of responses received in each case. 
The consultations undertaken by the Department since June 2001 are as follows:
Commission proposal for a directive on the working conditions of temporary (agency) workers.
Company Investigations: Powers for the 21 Century
Concerns about gas prices and possible improvements to market efficiency
Developing Energy PolicyKey Issues for Consultation for the White Paper
Directive 2000/53/EC on End of Life Vehicles
Directors' Home Addresses
Discussion document on electronic signatures directive implementing regulations
Discussion Paper on a Possible Producer Responsibility Model for Used Tyres
EC Green Paper on Corporate Social Responsibility
EC Green Paper on the review of the ECMR
Employment status in relation to statutory employment rights.
Final consultation on Fixed Term Work
General Product Safety Directive
Guidance on applications for resolution of disputes over third party access to Oil and Gas Infrastructure
ICANN and the Management of the Internet Domain Name system
IT Security Industry in connection with the Private Security Industry Act
Joint DTI/DCMS consultation on the Draft Communications Bill
Maternity and parental leave, and paternity and adoption leave and pay
Modernising Company Law
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Modernising The Consumer Credit Act 1974
Modernising trading standards
Proposal on the EU Statute for a European Co-operative Society
Proposals to Tighten Consumer Protection against Short Measure of Draught
Beer and Cider
Proposed amendments to Part-Time Workers Regulations
Proposed changes to the legislation that deals with price marking of food and drink served in bars, restaurants, and cafes
Proposed changes to the Price Marking (Food and Drink on Premises) Order 1979
Reform of EC Competition Regime
Report of the Task Force on Car Servicing and Repair
Review into the case for Government support for cleaner coal technology demonstration plant
Routes to Resolution: Improving dispute resolution in Britain
Second Consultation on Proposed Modifications to Licence Conditions and Ofgem Guidelines
Second consultation on the Directive 1999/44/EC on certain aspects of the sale of consumer goods and associated guarantees
The DTI Race Equality Scheme
The E-Commerce Directive (2000/31/EC): draft implementing Regulations and interim guidance for business
The preliminary decision to add new user groups to the approved users list in the Airwave mm02 Telecommunications Act licence
The Pressure Equipment Regulations 1999
The process for identifying the GB system operator (GBSO)
The proposed amendment to Directive 94/62/EC on Packaging and Packaging Waste
The UNIDROIT/ICAO Draft Convention on International Interests in Mobile Equipment
Towards Equality and Diversity: Implementing the Employment and Race Directives
Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981 (TUPE) reform
Under-Investment in University Research Infrastructure
Young Workers Directive
The Department is required to comply with the Consultation Code of Practice requiring a period of at least 12 weeks for responses to public consultations. Records relating to consultations the compliance with Criterion 5 of the consultation Code are currently being compiled. I will write to the hon. Member with the requested information as soon as possible and place a copy in the Libraries of the House. Information on the number of responses in each consultation exercise is not held centrally.
Mr. Andrew Turner:
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what public consultations have been commenced by her Department since 1 April; and what the (a) closing date and (b) website address of each were. 
The public consultations commenced by the Department since 1 April are as follows:
Commission proposal for a directive on the working conditions of temporary (agency) workers (closes 18 October 2002)
Developing Energy PolicyKey Issues for Consultation for the White Paper (closes 13 September 2002)
Employment status in relation to statutory employment rights. (closes 11 December 2002)
Flexible working (closes 10 October 2002)
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Joint DTI/DCMS consultation on the Draft Communications Bill (closes 2 August 2002)
Maternity and parental leave, and paternity and adoption leave and pay: consultation on draft regulations (closes 19 July 2002)
Modernising Company Law (closes 30 November 2002)
The DTI Race Equality Scheme (closes 20 September 2002)
The preliminary decision to add new user groups to the approved users list in the Airwave mm02 Telecommunications Act licence (closes 5 June 2002)
The process for identifying the GB system operator (GBSO) (closes 12 July 2002)
Young Workers Directive (closes 6 September 2002)
All DTI consultation documents are published on the Department's website at www.dti.gov.uk
Law Enforcement Agencies
Mr. Andrew Turner:
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what statutory law enforcement agencies and prosecuting authorities there are within the responsibility of her Department; and what complaints procedure is available for each. 
[holding answer 16 May 2002]: There are no statutory law enforcement agencies and prosecuting authorities within the responsibility of my Department; prosecutions are brought by the Department itself. The Department's basic procedure for dealing with complaints is that, if someone has a complaint, they should initially go back to their original contact in the Department; if the complainant is not satisfied with the response, they are invited to contact the official's line manager; if the problem still cannot be resolved, the matter is referred to the Head of the Management Unit for review. This procedure does not affect the complainant's right to approach, via an MP, the Parliamentary Commissioner for Administration or myself.
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many statutory instruments have been (a) introduced, (b) removed and (c) amended by her Department since 1 January; and what the (i) cost and (ii) saving has been in each case. 
52 statutory instruments have been made by DTI since the beginning of 2002. These SIs revoked a total of 16 earlier SIs, and amended a total of 17 earlier SIs.
The cost and saving information could only be provided at disproportionate cost.
Departmental Expenditure Limit
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much and what proportion of the departmental expenditure limit for 200203 will be accounted for by staff costs; what the figures were for 200102; and if she will make a statement. 
Pay negotiations for 200203 have not yet been finalised. Therefore, planned pay costs as a proportion of total planned expenditure is not yet available.
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The total resources of the Department for 200102 are shown in Table 1 of The Government's Expenditure Plans (Cm 5416), and the Department's admin expenditure is detailed in Table 5 of the same publication.
Departmental Policies (Wycombe)
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will list the activities pursued by her Department that have had a particular impact on the Wycombe constituency since 7 June 2001. 
The Department of Trade and Industry has funded a number of initiatives that have been delivered through the Small Business Service to help the economy in the Wycombe area. To date, a total of £518,856 of this funding has been spent since June 7 2001. This has included a Business Recovery fund (£9,000), a Diagnostic and Consultancy Scheme (£45,385), and International Trade Advice (£36,063).