HC Deb 13 February 1996 vol 271 c545W
Mr. Steinberg

To ask the Secretary of State for National Heritage what plans he has to extend compulsory competitive tendering into library services. [14514]

Mr. Sproat

I am currently considering a number of options for improving efficiency in public libraries, including the option of compulsory competitive tendering. My right hon. Friend will be making a more detailed statement in due course.