§ Mr. Anthony Grant
asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will set out in the Official Report the forms required by his Department or organisations for which he is responsible to be completed by firms with less than 200 employees or turnover of less than £500,000 per annum, the frequency with which such forms are required, the number of questions asked and the use to which the information so obtained is put; and what steps he is taking to reduce such form filling.
§ Mr. Clinton Davis
I regret that the wide-ranging information requested cannot be provided without disproportionate cost. However, I can assure the hon. Member that the various forms are kept continuously under review with a view to reducing the burden of form-filling wherever possible.