§ Mr. Peter Bruinvels
asked the Prime Minister, pursuant to the answer of 28 January, Official Report, column 438, to the hon. Member for Leicester, East, how many representations have been received by her office and by other Government Departments (a) in favour of and (b) against the proposed legislation on Sunday trading.
§ The Prime Minister
The Government have received about 800 representations in favour of our proposals and about 40,000 against since the debate on the Auld report in the House of Commons in May last year.