§ Mr. Bercow
To ask the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs if she will list the statutory instruments issued by her Department in the last 12 months, indicating(a) the purpose of each and (b) the cost of each to (i) public funds, (ii) businesses and (iii) individuals. 
§ Alun Michael
During the period 1 April 2002 and 31 March 2003 Defra issued 152 statutory instruments. All published statutory instruments are available on the HMSO website at http://www.legislation.hmso.qov.uk/stat.htm.
Detailed information regarding purpose and costing on these instruments could be provided only at disproportionate cost, but details of Regulatory Impact Assessments (RIAs) relating to statutory instruments can be found at the Cabinet office website at: http://www.cabinet-office.gov.uk/regulation/scrutiny.
Copies of RIAs are also placed in the Libraries of the House on the day the instrument is laid.