To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will introduce legislation to make it illegal to include confidentiality clauses in leases; and what consideration is being given by the Director General of Fair Trading as to whether such clauses are regarded as being anti-competitive.
I refer the hon. Member to the answer given by my hon. Friend the Minister for Housing and Planning on 31 March to my hon. Friend the Member for Bromsgrove (Sir H. Miller), Official Report, columns 293–94.