§ Mr. Stonehouse
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will introduce legislation to control hire-purchase transactions by doorstep salesmen.23W
§ Mr. N. Macpherson
My right hon. Friend understands that the Committee on Consumer Protection has announced its intention of reviewing certain aspects of trading by hire purchase. When its report is available, he will consider whether there should be control of the activities of door-to-door salesmen in this field.