HC Deb 21 June 1973 vol 858 cc208-9W
Mr. Leadbitter

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much of the proposed £140 million reduction in public expenditure on the nationalised industries is to be applied to the British Steel Corporation; and in what ways.

Mr. Tom Boardman

The exact distribution of the £140 million cut in nationalised industries' capital investment announced in my right hon. Friend's statement of 21st May cannot be finalised until consultations are completed with all the industries involved.—[Vol. 857, c. 38–52.]