§ Mr. Cordle
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science whether she will make a statement on the course of negotiations between her Department and the various professional bodies concerning the implementation of Article 57 of the Treaty of Rome.
§ Mrs. Thatcher
Discussions with the particular professions on the mutual recognition of qualifications for self-employed persons in the European Community are matters for those of my colleagues concerned in each case.
No decisions on any of the proposed directives has yet been taken and they will be taken only after full consultation with the United Kingdom interests which would be affected.