HC Deb 26 March 1986 vol 94 c492W
Mr. Peter Bruinvels

asked the Prime Minister what is the latest number of representations received for and against the proposals in the Shops Bill [Lords].

The Prime Minister

The Government have received about 7,700 representations in favour of our proposals and about 45,500 representations against since the debate on the Auld report in the House of Commons in May last year.