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Macfarlan Smith: Monopolies

Volume 465: debated on Thursday 25 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform whether his Department has undertaken the analysis set out in paragraph 13 of the response of the Department for Trade and Industry to the Office of Fair Trading’s review of undertakings by Macfarlan Smith Limited (SML), published in September 2006. (160742)

The Home Office is responsible for licensing and has lead responsibility for implementing the Government Action Plan. The work to which the hon. Member refers—analysis of the effect of Macfarlan Smith Limited’s position of customers in other countries—is ongoing.