HC Deb 26 October 1976 vol 918 c183W
Mr. Tim Renton

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what progress is being made by the EEC Commission in its examination of whether the Community can provide insurance cover for projects designed to safeguard the EEC supply position for raw materials.

Mr. Cryer

The Commission of the European Economic Community is continuing with its examination of the scope for a Community initiative for a scheme of overseas investment insurance for raw materials projects, and has been assisted in this respect through consultations with relevant experts from member States as well as submissions made by the Group of European Mining Companies.

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