§ Mr. David Steel
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will give a general direction to all nationalised industries that they should whenever possible purchase motor vehicles made in Great Britain.
§ Mr. Gwilym Roberts
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will introduce legislation to make the chairmen of nationalised industries subject to his authority; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Benn
The chairmen of the nationalised industries for which I am responsible work within the terms of the Iron and Steel Act 1967 and the Post Office Act 1969, subject to any overriding obligations imposed by the European Communities Act 1972.