§ Mr. Pawsey
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will make a statement on the principal achievements of his Department since November 1990.
§ Mr. Wakeham
My Department successfully completed the flotation of the 12 regional electricity companies in November, and plans are on schedule for the flotation of the two generating companies this month. Planning is well advanced for the transfer of responsibility for offshore safety matters to the Health and Safety Executive.
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