HC Deb 07 July 1981 vol 8 c368

Lords amendment: No. 14, in page 31, line 20, after "has" insert after consultation with the Corporation and".

11.15 pm
The Under-Secretary of State for Industry (Mr. Michael Marshall)

I beg to move, That this House doth agree with the Lords in the said amendment.

Mr. Deputy Speaker

With this we may take Lords amendment No. 59.

Mr. Marshall

The amendments require the Secretary of State to consult BT and the Post Office before making directions concerning the information to be contained in their annual accounts or the manner in which it is to be presented. Such consultation would always take place and the amendments give statutory recognition to it.

Question put and agreed to.

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