§ Sir W. Smithers
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will now make a statement on the Government's proposals to fix the closing time for shops.205W
§ Brigadier Medlicott
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he is now able to indicate the Government's proposals as to the closing time for retail shops.
§ Sir D. Maxwell Fyfe
I assume that my hon. Friend's Question refers to the suggested provisions for amending shops legislation which were circulated to interested organisations for comments in March. These suggestions were intended merely as a basis for discussion, and no firm decisions will be taken on them until all comments have been received and considered.