§ Mr. Tim Smith
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list his Department's legislative priorities.
§ Mr. Parkinson
My Department's legislative priorities will be determined within the context of the Government's overall programme and will anyway be dependent upon the availability of legislative time.
As part of this Session's legislative programme the Telecommunications Bill has been reintroduced and the Second Reading debate will take place on Monday 18 July. The Companies (Beneficial Interests) Bill completed all its stages in the House of Commons on Monday 11 July.