§ Mr. Thurnham
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will publish in the Official Report the statistical evidence concerning the impact on employment of the possible abolition of wages councils adduced by those individuals and organisations which have made representations advocating abolition of wages councils following the publication of the consultative document on the subject.
§ Mr. Peter Bottomley
No. Decisions on what, if anything, to publish as a result of this consultation exercise can only be taken after 31 May.