HC Deb 06 November 1995 vol 265 c652W
Mr. Clelland

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security when he expects to learn whether his request to the House of Lords for leave to appeal against the Halliday-Fairey decision of 14 October 1994 has been successful. [40895]

Mr. Andrew Mitchell

The petition for leave to appeal is under consideration by the House of Lords. The respondent has been invited to lodge objections to the petition by 7 November. A decision will be made thereafter.