§ Mr. Ron Lewis
asked the Secretary of State for Prices and Consumer Protection, in the light of the opposition of all workpeople in the firm, including management, what representations he has received regarding the proposed take-over bid by Associated Engineering (A.E.) for Serck Limited; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. John Fraser
I have received a number of representations about this proposed merger. I will announce as soon as possible whether it is to be referred to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission.