HC Deb 08 December 1971 vol 827 c325W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he has received the communication from the hon. Member for West Ham, North regarding the need for the ending of the practice known as gazumping; and whether he will introduce legislation to register estate agents in order to bring the practice under control.

Mr. Ridley

I have seen the communication referred to but have nothing at present to add to the reply given to the hon. Member on 2nd December by my right hon. and learned Friend the Attorney-General.—[Vol. 827, c.172.]