§ Mr. Webb
To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to his answer of 27 July 2000,Official Report, column 840W, on the effects of pensions reforms, for what reason it is not possible to provide the estimates requested; and if estimates can be made if the effects of income tax offsets are excluded. 
§ Mr. Rooker
The Department's Policy Simulation Model does not enable the question put by the hon. Member to be answered.