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Assets: Sales

Volume 496: debated on Monday 20 July 2009

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to the Prime Minister’s oral statement of 29 June 2009, Official Report, columns 21-41, on Building Britain’s Future, what categories of asset he plans to include in the proposed £16 billion asset sale. (284414)

Budget 2009 announced that new incentives and mechanisms would be introduced with the aim of realising up to £16 billion of property and other asset sales over the period 2011-14. This comprises fixed asset sales. As announced in “Building Britain’s future”, the Shareholder Executive will be strengthened by the appointment of a board of external experts to support this agenda.