Education written question – answered on 27th February 2013.

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Photo of Gordon Banks Gordon Banks Labour, Ochil and South Perthshire

To ask the Secretary of State for Education how many regulations his Department introduced between 1 June 2012 and 31 January 2013; and what the anticipated cost is of each.

Photo of Elizabeth Truss Elizabeth Truss The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

holding answer 25 February 2013

In the period 1 June 2012 to 31 January 2013, the Department for Education made 36 regulations and orders (statutory instruments). In some cases, the effect of a particular statutory instrument would be sufficient to warrant an impact assessment (in line with the rules set out by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills). The impact assessment would include the cost to the frontline of implementing the regulation. Where an impact assessment has been produced, this would be indicated in the Explanatory Memorandum accompanying the regulation and available at:

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