HC Deb 16 May 1994 vol 243 cc302-3W
Mr. Robert Banks

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list the markets and locations coming within the ancient statute of market overt.

Mr. McLoughlin

[holding answer 13 May 1994]: By long-standing custom, every retail shop in the City of London is a market overt. Outside London, a market overt must be one established by charter or statute; the exact number is not known.

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