HC Deb 14 July 1997 vol 298 cc8-9W
Mr. Forth

To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions if he will give for the review of compulsory competitive tendering(a) the expected completion date and (b) the cost of conducting the review. [8241]

Mr. Raynsford

The review of existing CCT legislation and guidance in England and Wales will be completed shortly. Following consultation, new regulations and guidance will be issued in the autumn. The cost of conducting the review to the point of consultation on proposals is estimated at £36,500.