HC Deb 17 October 1994 vol 248 c165W
Mr. Morgan

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what representations he has received in relation to the public sector guaranteed status of the Patent Office; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ian Taylor

I have received and am reviewing representations from a range of interested parties on the current status of the Patent Office. No decision has yet been taken on the future of the Patent Office.