HC Deb 06 November 1968 vol 772 c108W
Mr. Rankin

asked the Minister of Technology what progress is being made with the merging of the British Aircraft Corporation and Hawker Siddeley; and whether a decision has yet been made on the extent of the Government's minority shareholding.

Mr. J. P. W. Mallalieu

As my right hon. Friend said in his reply to the hon. Member for Bristol, North-West (Mr. Ellis) on 15th December last, we are not proceeding for the time being with the negotiations to bring about a merger of the two companies concerned.—[Vol. 756, c.248–9.]

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