§ Baroness David
asked Her Majesty's Government:
When they intend to release the studies on the feasibility of privatisation of the Crown Suppliers by Coopers and Lybrand/Samuel Montagu and Jones/Routh to the departmental trade unions.
§ The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment (Lord Skelmersdale)
The reports on the two studies have only recently been presented to my honourable friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State. He wishes to consider them carefully before taking any further action.