To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he has any plans to extend the final date of the Bank of England buy-back offer for BP shares.
I refer the hon. Member to my answer to the hon. Member for Islington, South and Finsbury (Mr. Smith) on 7 December 1987 at column 71.
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer who will be responsible for financing the second and third instalments of BP shares bought back by the Bank of England.
I refer the hon. Member to my answer to the hon. Member for Great Grimsby (Mr. Mitchell) on 9 November at column 65.