asked Her Majesty's Government:
What has been done to report developments in the UK in quality and standards since the 1982 White Paper Standards, Quality and International Competitiveness (Cmnd 8621).
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Lucas of Chilworth)
My right honourable friend the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry today published an illustrated booklet entitledQuality Counts setting out what the Government have done since 1982 to encourage the adoption of modern quality techniques, and improvements in the creation and use of standards relevant to the needs of British industry. Copies of the booklet are available in the Library and the Printed Paper Office.