asked Her Majesty's Government:
When they expect to receive Sir Patrick Brown's report of his review of the business appointment rules, which was announced by the Prime Minister in July 2004; and whether they will publish the report; and
What plans they have for any amendment of the business appointment rules; and
What plans they have for the future work of the Advisory Committee on Business Appointments.
The Government have received Sir Patrick Brown's report of his review of the business appointment rules. The Government will publish the report once they have considered the findings. The Government will announce at that time how they intend to take forward the recommendations.