HC Deb 13 March 1980 vol 980 cc643-4W
Mr. Bright

asked the Prime Minister what progress has been made in the review she has asked Departments to undertake over the rights of entry for inspectors into premises, particularly small business premises.

The Prime Minister

The review is progressing and the major part should be completed by the end of June. The exercise is being co-ordinated by my hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State for Industry with responsibility for small firms. My hon. Friend the Minister of State, Treasury announced on 28 February that the Government will be setting up a separate independent committee to review the enforcement powers of the Inland Revenue and the Customs and Excise.