HC Deb 31 July 1974 vol 878 c366W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what is the position of Marathon (U.K.) Shipyard under the Government's proposals to nationalise the shipbuilding industry.

Mr. Benn

This company is engaged in the production of mobile offshore drilling rigs and I have made clear in the discussion paper referred to in my statement earlier today that the Government have no plans to take it into public ownership.

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