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British Transport Docks Board

Volume 33: debated on Wednesday 1 December 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Transport if, in the light of the results of the sale of Britoil shares, he still intends to proceed with the sale of British Transport Docks Board stock in the last week of January 1983; and what are the prospects of success.

The Government intend to proceed with and achieve privatisation of the British Transport Docks Board early in the New year. I am sure that this will be in the best interests of the business and its employees.