§ Mr. Collins
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry which Government Departments or agencies have conducted an assessment of the background of Mr. Mittal of LNM Holdings in the last 10 years; and if she will make a statement. 891W
§ Ms Hewitt
[holding answer 27 February 2002]: I refer the hon. Member to the answer given to him by my hon. Friend, the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs on 4 March 2002, Official Report, column 67W.
I can also confirm that no such assessment was carried out by my own Department or its agencies.