HC Deb 13 March 2001 vol 364 c569W
Mr. Dismore

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he accepts the findings of the Office of Fair Trading concerning the Queen's Counsel system; and if he will make a statement. [153598]

Mr. Lock

The report by the Director General of the Office of Fair Trading, on competition in the market for professional services, raises a number of complex issues which need to be considered. The Government will issue a consultation paper inviting comments.