Report on effects of EU-related provisions

Part of Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:00 am on 22nd May 2018.

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Photo of Jesse Norman Jesse Norman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport) 11:00 am, 22nd May 2018

We are talking about circumstances in which a report is required. If so—and that may not be the case—the Government would plan for this to include the number of permits requested, granted or refused. Inevitably, that then becomes a matter for official discussion, scrutiny and further consideration. Of course, it is also a matter that can be raised and debated in Parliament. The hon. Lady should feel some reassurance on that front.