HL Deb 04 June 1996 vol 572 cc112-3WA
The Earl of Bradford

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What action they propose to take on restaurant service and cover charges following consideration of the Restaurants (Service and Cover Charges) Bill [H.L.].

The Minister of State, Department of Trade and Industry (Lord Fraser of Carmyllie)

My Lords, the Government intend to review the Code of Practice for Traders on Price Indications in its entirety, including that part which is concerned with service charges, and to revise it as appropriate in the light of consultations with all interested parties.