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Volume 447: debated on Thursday 15 June 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many complaints the Office of Fair Trading has received on breaches of the code of conduct by supermarkets. (71435)

The Office of Fair Trading has received 20 complaints about breaches of the Code since it came into force on 17 March 2002. Those who have complained more than once or have raised more than one complaint about breaches are treated as a single complaint. Those complaining about supermarkets more generally are not included in the figures.