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British National Oil Corporation

Volume 927: debated on Wednesday 2 March 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy when he first announced that the headquarters of the British National Oil Corporation would be in Glasgow; and if he will make a statement on the progress which has been made in implementing this decision.

asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he will meet the Chairman of British National Oil Corporation to discuss the lack of progress in complying with the Government's decision to set up the BNOC headquarters in Glasgow.

The decision to site the headquarters of the British National Oil Corporation in Glasgow was first announced during the course of the Second Reading of the Petroleum and Submarine Pipe-lines Bill—[Vol. 891, c. 489]. We are in close contact with the corporation on its progress towards fulfilling the remit given to it by Parliament.