§ Annabelle Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (1) how many times his office has made representations to the Scottish Executive since May 1999 broken down by(a) Department approached, (b) subject and (c) date; 
(2) what plans he has to transfer the administration of reserved powers and functions of the Department for Work and Pensions, its executive agencies and non-departmental public bodies within its remit from his Department to the Scotland Office; 834W
(3) how many representations the Scottish Executive has made to his Department since May 1999 broken down by (a) Scottish Executive Department, (b) subject and (c) date. 
§ Maria Eagle
I refer the hon. Member to the reply given by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister on 24 May 2002,Official Report, column 600W.