HC Deb 30 April 1975 vol 891 c140W
29. Mr. Rost

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will report progress on the discussions he is having with oil companies on the Government's plans for a 51 per cent. take-over of North Sea interests.

Mr. Lever

Negotiations with the oil companies are continuing with a view to reaching agreements on Government participation in commercial oilfields in the North Sea on terms which will be fair to the British people and to the companies.

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