§ Mr. Clinton Davis
asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what advice he has given to local authorities regarding the acquisition or renting of computers, and, in particular, as to whether they should purchase or lease British, as distinct from foreign, manufactured computers.
§ Mr. Michael Heseltine
My right hon. Friend is considering, in consultation with his right hon. Friend the Secretary of 387W State for Trade and Industry, what advice might be required in the light of the changes in the Government's procurement policy announced on 2nd March.