HC Deb 15 December 1976 vol 922 cc752-3W
Mr. Parry

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer (1) if he will list in the Official Report organisations and individuals who have written to him concerning the proposal that the port of Liverpool be accorded free port status;

(2) what representations he has received from the Liverpool City Council regarding the proposal that free port status be accorded the port of Liverpool; and what reply he has sent;

(3) if he will make a statement on the representations made for the port of Liverpool to be accorded free port status, details of which have been sent to him by the hon. Member for Liverpool, Scotland Exchange

Mr. Robert Sheldon

Representations have recently been received from the chief executive of the City of Liverpool, the hon. Member for Liverpool, Walton (Mr. Heffer) and the hon. Member himself. They are being considered and a reply will be sent as soon as possible.