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Public Sector Assets (Sales)

Volume 978: debated on Tuesday 12 February 1980

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asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what has been the total value so far of the sales of public sector assets in the current financial year.

[pursuant to his reply, 11 February 1980]: Public sector assets to the value of £950 million have been sold so far in the current financial year, leaving £50 million to achieve the Government's £1 billion target for 1979–80. This will be covered by the disposals now in hand.