§ Mr. Brady
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list those organisations that(a) have replied to his Department's consultation on the Employment Agency Regulations and (b) he has met to discuss the regulation of 'temp to perm' contracts and the regulation of employment agencies; and if he will place all responses to this consultation in the Library. 
§ Mr. Alan Johnson
[holding answer 18 December 2000]: I will write to the hon. Member listing the organisations and place a copy of that letter in the Libraries of the House. In the last 12 months I have met the Recruitment and Employment Confederation, Manpower, Adecco, Blue Arrow, Brook Street and Hewett Recruitment to discuss the regulations. Copies of 137W e-mailed or written representations received will be made available on request except where the correspondent has indicated they wish their representation to remain confidential.