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Transport written question – answered on 21st January 2008.

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Photo of Michael Moore Michael Moore Shadow Secretary of State for International Development

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport with reference to the written ministerial statement of 11 June 2007, Official Report, column 38WS, on drivers' hours (derogation for reservists), whether the Minister has received a response from the European Commission to the request for a derogation from regulation (EC) 561/2006; and if she will make a statement.

Photo of Jim Fitzpatrick Jim Fitzpatrick Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

There has been ongoing dialogue with the European Commission officials dealing with our request. A response is expected shortly. I will inform the House of the Commission's decision at that time.

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