§ Annabelle Ewing
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether the statement in paragraph 3.22 of the Budget report encompasses Scotland. 
§ Miss Melanie Johnson
[holding answer 28 April 2003]Paragraph 3.22 of the Budget report does not encompass Scotland; the paragraph describes the position in relation to England. Pharmacy control of entry regulations are devolved and Devolved Administrations made their own announcements regarding their responses to the OFT's recommendation on pharmacy entry controls on 26 March 2003.