Skip to main content

Consumers Association

Volume 227: debated on Wednesday 23 June 1993

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

To ask the President of the Board of Trade when he last met the Consumers Association; and what was discussed.

My right hon. Friend the President of the Board of Trade has not met the Consumers Association. My noble Friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Consumer Affairs and Small Firms has met them on the following occasions over the last year:

  • 9 June 1992: Discussion included reform of the Sale of Goods Act, EC Directive on Unfair Contract Terms, UK Presidency and the Monopolies and Mergers Commissions' report on car prices.
  • 17 July 1992: Visit to CA Research laboratory in Harpenden.
  • 15 February 1993: Discussion centred on arrangements for the provision of effective advice and enforcement of consumer protection.
  • 8 December 1992: To discuss proposals relating to the tying in of services to loans secured on land.