§ 56. Mr. Money
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he will introduce legislation to prohibit house-to-house salesmen selling goods made or marketed by commercial undertakings purporting to be sold on behalf of or in the interest of disabled or handicapped persons unless such goods are sold on behalf of a recognised charitable body.
§ Mr. Ridley
No. The activities of house-to-house traders who claim that disabled persons are employed in the production, preparation or packing of goods or that disabled people benefit from the sale of such goods are subject to the control of the Trading Representations (Disabled Persons) Act, 1958, which is administered by my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Employment.