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Local Authority Services (Competition)

Volume 77: debated on Thursday 18 April 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for the Environment how long he intends the period of consultation to be before he introduces legislation for competition in the provision of local authority services.

The formal period for responses to the proposals set out in the Government's consultation paper issued on 14 February ends on 30 April.Subject to this consultation my right hon. Friend proposes to introduce the necessary legislation in the next parliamentary Session.

LicenseeLicence issuedLocationNumber soldSource
Barking PetsMarch 1983Essex122Captive-bred
Bioserv Ltd.December 1984Somerset
Broadway Pet StoresNovember 1982LB Newham565Essex/Kent/Herts
C'n'C Pet StoresMarch 1983Kent284Essex/Kent
Exotic World of PetsJuly 1984Hants
GBI LaboratoriesNovember 1984West Yorks55Cheshire
Gillingham Pet and Aquatic CentreMarch 1983Kent70Trade
Griffin and GeorgeNovember 1982West Sussex37,994Ireland/Cornwall
Hamlet StoresFebruary 1985Herts
Howe CR (Pet Shop)March 1983Hants
Pet FareMarch 1983Lancs10Kent
Maydencroft Aquatic nurseries Ltd.March 1985Herts
Midland Pet AquariumMarch 1985West Midlands
Pet MartMay 1984Notts
The Pet Shop (Chatham)February 1985Kent
Sealink Ltd. (Import agents)January 1983Dyfed56,029Ireland
Mr. SkewesDecember 1982Cornwall5,678Cornwall
Stapleton CGDecember 1982Cornwall4,645Cornwall
Timstar LaboratoriesDecember 1984Cheshire375Ireland
Western FroggeriesFebruary 1984Cornwall7,635Cornwall
Wildwood Water Gardens Ltd.March 1983LB Enfield130Trade
Xenopus Ltd.November 1982Surrey20,458Ireland/Cornwall
Total134,050