HC Deb 09 February 1993 vol 218 c527W
Mr. Allen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what means were used to gather comments from interested parties in response to his Department's

Period 14 October 1991 to 18 January 1993
Paragraph reference in consultation document Subject Number of responses
28(i) Views on effects on excessive gambling 17
28(ii) Views of local authorities on effect of planning controls 8
28(iii) Views of police and licensing authorities as to whether evening opening would cause them any practical difficulties 9
28(iv) Views of the horseracing industry 6
28(v) Views of bookmakers 202 (plus 1 petition with 204 signatures and 1 survey with 439 respondents)
28(vi) Views of the greyhound racing industry 369 (plus 3 petitions with over 2,000 signatures)
Others Include employees, members of the public and letters where correspondents' interest not identified 381
29(i) Whether opening hours should be entirely left to the discretion of each business 48
29(ii)(a) Whether the latest permitted closing time should be specified 32
29(ii)(b) Whether evening opening should be allowed on Monday to Friday only, or only on certain days 18
Whether evening opening should be allowed all year or only for certain months 15