HC Deb 29 November 1973 vol 865 cc203-4W
Mr. S. James A. Hill

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether the British Airways Board has submitted further proposals to him about the future organisation of the group's affairs.

Mr. Michael Heseltine

The board has submitted a third report on organisation to my right hon. Friend, and in accordance with Section 39(2) of the Civil Aviation Act 1971 this report is being laid before Parliament today. Copies Commissioning of the other two circuits is proceeding. The fuel handling equipment is being tested ready to load fuel in December and achieve criticality in January. Provided satisfactory progress is maintained significant power operation is expected in the spring.