§ Mr. Cockeram
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will publish the list of applications which satisfied the accepted criteria for a freeport.
§ Mr. Hayhoe
No. As I indicated to the House on 24 November—[Vol. 49, c. 299]—the Government do not470W propose to publish any shortlist from the applications which have been received, but, in any case, the applications have still to be considered and decisions made by my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer and ministerial colleagues.