HC Deb 10 December 1973 vol 866 c11W
56. Mr. Blenkinsop

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what progress has been made in finding new ownership and management for the Ryton Marine Company on Tyneside.

Mr. Chataway

My right hon. Friend appointed a receiver of the assets of this company on 2nd October in response to a request from the company to do so. The receiver, Mr. William Mackey, has received a number of inquiries about the sale of the shipyard and is still negotiating with interested parties.

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