§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (Lord McIntosh of Haringey)
My right honourable friend the Paymaster General (Dawn Primarolo) has made the following Written Ministerial Statement.
In line with the recommendations of the O'Donnell review and the Chancellor's Budget Statement in March, the new arrangements for the development and maintenance of tax policy are now in operation. H M Treasury has assumed responsibility for policy development, working very closely with Inland Revenue and Customs and Excise. Copies of the O'Donnell report are available in the House Libraries.