§ 52. Mr. Anthony Royle
asked the President of the Board of Trade what consultations he has had with the British Antique Dealers' Association regarding trading practices in the antiques market; and if he will make a statement.
§ 53. Mr. Chichester-Clark
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement regarding his talks with the officers of the British Antique Dealers' Association regarding methods of trading in antique goods.
§ Mr. Darling
My consultations with this and other bodies in relation to practices at auctions are still proceeding. The158W British Antique Dealers' Association have recently reaffirmed to me that all their members have signed an undertaking not to take part in knock-out agreements.