§ Mr. Canavan
asked the Secretary of State for Energy whether he has any further progress to report on his part in the negotiations with the oil companies.591W
§ Dr. J. Dickson Mabon
An agreement on the principles of participation with BP was announced to the House on Thursday 1st July.—[Vol. 914, c.237–8.]—Negotiations with the oil companies with which we have not yet reached agreement are continuing to make progress.