§ Earl Russell
asked Her Majesty's Government:
How many Bills sponsored by the Home Office have been introduced into Parliament in the current Session; what is the total number of pages in those Bills when last reprinted; and how many were introduced in the following Sessions:
and, in each case, what percentage of government Bills before Parliament in the Session in question this represents. [HL4891]
- (a) 2001–02;
- (b) 1996–97; and
- (c) 1995–96;
§ Baroness Scotland of Asthal
There are currently five Home Office Bills which have been introduced during the current Session. The information requested is set out in the following tables.
Bill Latest Complete Bill Print Number of pages Anti-social Behaviour Bill 7 October 2003 As amended in Lords Committee 66 Crime (International Co-operation) Bill1 19 June 2003 As amended in Commons Standing Committee 90 Criminal Justice Bill 15 October 2003 As amended in Lords Committee 408 Extradition Bill 10 September 2003 As amended in Lords Grand Committee 130 Sexual Offences Bill 14 October 2003 As amended in Commons Standing Committee 119 1 The Commons amendments for consideration by the House of Lords have now also been printed.
Session Number of Home Office-Sponsored Bills Percentage of Government-Sponsored Bills 2001–02 6 15 1996–97 6 21 1995–96 4 11 Percentages rounded up or down to nearest whole number.