§ 11. Mr. Plaskitt
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if she will make a statement on responses received from businesses consulted on recommendations contained within the White Paper on reforming consumer credit legislation. 
§ Mr. Sutcliffe
We have received a substantial number of responses to the Consumer Credit White Paper and its associated consultation. The responses represent views from a wide cross section of the credit industry; business, consumer groups and enforcement agencies.
The Department is currently analysing these comments with a view to publishing a full Government response in early June.