§ Mr. Breed
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the organisations and companies that have been sent, for consultation, a draft of the code of practice for retailers' behaviour in relationship with their suppliers, following the Competition Commission's report on the supply of groceries from multiple stores. 
§ Dr. Howells
The following organisations and companies have been sent a draft of the code of practice for consultation:
Food and Drink Federation, AIM (International Brands Group), Dairy Industry Federation, British Independent Fruit Growers Association, British Printing Industry Federation, Brewers & Licensed Retailers Association, Periodical Publishers Association, Federation of Wholesale Distributors, GPMU, National Farmers Union, British Brands Group, Scottish Executive, Scottish Farmers Union, Farmers' Union of Wales, Tenant Farmers Association, Packaging and Industrial Films Association, Northern Ireland Bakery Council, Northern Ireland Food and Drink Association, Scottish Food and Drink Association, 641W British Oat and Barley Miller's Association, Scottish Dairy Association, British Hardware & Housewares Manufacturers Association, British Giftware Association, Biscuit, Cake, Chocolate & Confectionery Alliance, British Frozen Food Federation, Pizza, Pasta & Italian Food Association, British Soft Drinks Association, Chilled Food Association, Cold Storage and Distribution Federation, Health Food Manufacturers' Association, National Association of British and Irish Millers, National Association of Master Bakers, National Dried Fruit Trade Association/British Food Importers and Distributors, Pre-Packed Flour Association, Snack, Nut and Crisp Manufacturers Association, UK Association of Frozen Food Producers, The Gin and Vodka Association of Great Britain, National Association of Cider Makers, The Association of Licensed and Multiple Retailers, The Society of Independent Brewers, Wine and Spirit Association, United Kingdom Vineyards Association, Fresh Produce Consortium, Asparagus Growers' Association, Blackcurrant Growers' Association, Brassica Growers' Association, British Food Importers and Distributors' Association, British Iceberg Growers' Association, British Onion Producers' Association, British Onion Growers' Association, British Apples and Pears Ltd., Federation of Agricultural Co-operatives Ltd., Tomato Growers' Association, British Potato Council, The British Trout Association, The Salmon and Trout Association, The Shellfish Association of Great Britain, British Starch Industry Association, British Rice Millers' Association, Grain and Feed Trade Association, Maize Growers' Association, Maltsters Association of Great Britain, National Association of British & Irish Millers, The Rice Association, United Kingdom Agricultural Supply Trade Association Ltd., UK Maize Millers' Association, Seed Crushers and Oil Processors' Association/National Edible Oils Distributors, Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats Association, British Edible Pulse Association, British Egg Industry Council, British Poultry Meat Federation, British Free Range Egg Producers' Association, United Kingdom Egg Producers Association Ltd., The Council for Responsible Nutrition, The Proprietary Association of Great Britain, British Meat Manufacturers Association, British Meat Federation, International Meat Trade Association, Meat and Livestock Commission, National Pig Association, UK Association of Frozen Food Producers, National Federation of Fishermen's Organisations, Federation of British Wholesale Fish Merchants' Association, National Federation of Inland Wholesale Fish Merchants, Federation of Milk Groups, Specialist Cheesemakers Association, Quality Meat Scotland, Scottish Quality Trout, Scottish Association of Meat Wholesalers, Scottish Agriculture Organisation Society, Scottish Quality Salmon, Scottish Association of Master Bakers, The Scotch Whisky Association, Seafood Scotland, Asda, Somerfield, Tesco, Sainsbury and Safeway.
§ Mr. Breed
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when he will publish a draft of the code of practice for retailer behaviour in relation to their suppliers, as recommended by the Competition Commission's report on the supply of groceries from multiple stores; and if he will place a copy in the Library. 642W
§ Dr. Howells
The Office of Fair Trading is currently consulting with the representatives of suppliers on the Code of Practice. A copy of the draft code was sent to these representatives on 14 February. A copy of the draft Code of Practice is available in the Library of the House.