§ Mr. Cotter
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security which Minister in his Department has responsibility for regulatory reform; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Rooker
I refer the hon. Member to the written answer given today to my hon. Friend the Member for454W
§ Mr. Dismore
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security what is(a) the cost of the current mandatory disregards, (b) the additional cost of a total disregard and (c) the overall cost if there were a total disregard, of the disregard of War Disablement and War Widows' Pensions in respect of income-related benefits. 
§ Mr. Bayley
The cost to central Government of the current mandatory disregards of War Disablement and War Widow's Pensions is estimated to be £20 million a year. The extra cost to central Government if applying a total disregard would be around £140 million per year, giving the overall cost of £160 million a year.