§ Mr. Laws
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer, pursuant to his answer of 2 July 2001,Official Report, column 67W, how long he estimates it will take to complete the preliminary technical work relating to an 649W assessment of the five economic tests; if he will list the Treasury officials involved in this work; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Ruth Kelly
[holding answer 10 July 2001]: I refer the hon. Member to my previous answer of 2 July 2001, Official Report, column 67W. A wide range of officials will be contributing.