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Market Testing: High Court Ruling On Ec Directive

Volume 548: debated on Tuesday 27 July 1993

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asked her Majesty's Government:Whether, pursuant to their Written Answer of 15th July (H.L. Deb, col.

WA23) on the High Court's ruling on the European Community Directive on Market Testing, they intend to take the case to the Court of Appeal.

Responsibility for the subject of this Question has been delegated to the Prison Service and its Director General, Mr. Derek Lewis. The Director General has therefore responded to the Question and his letter is given below.

Letter from Mr. Derek Lewis, Director General of H.M. Prison Service, to Lord Harris of Greenwich:

The Earl Ferers has asked me to reply to your recent Question to ask Her Majesty's Government whether, pursuant to their Written Answer of 15th July (H.L. Deb, col. WA23) on the High Court's ruling on the European Community Directive on Market Testing, they intend to take the case to the Court of Appeal.

A decision whether to pursue the protective notice of appeal lodged with the High Court, by South Manchester College is awaited.