HL Deb 19 April 2000 vol 612 c107WA
Lord Laird

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by the Lord Sainsbury of Turville on 10 April (WA 10), whether they will explain the use of the wording "commercially confidential" by a public organisation and on a topic which was the subject of detailed research by telephone and focus groups which included children. [HL2073]

Lord McIntosh of Haringey

Disclosure of the findings of market research paid for by the Post Office could be commercially advantageous to their competitors—principally other post offices.