HC Deb 17 December 1969 vol 793 cc364-5W
Sir G. de Freitas

asked the Minister of Power when he expects to announce his decision on the site of the administrative headquarters of the Tube Division of the British Steel Corporation.

Mr. Harold Lever

pursuant to the reply given by his right hon. Friend [OFFICIAL REPORT, 22nd October, 1969; Vol. 788, c. 260–1], gave the following information:

The Corporation's Third Report on Organisation, proposing a system of Product Divisions in place of the present group structure is being published today. As was indicated, my right hon. Friend is satisfied that reorganisation on these lines is desirable and, in the light of the Corporation's Report, has given consent under Section 7(3) of the Iron and Steel Act, 1967.

The new organisation will be introduced at the end of March, 1970. New appointments to the Corporation Board to reflect the new arrangements will be made at an early date.