§ The Earl of LAUDERDALE
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What is the average number of applications per block (or the average number of blocks per applicant) involved in the Sixth Round of offerings of exploration licences on the United Kingdom Continental Shelf, and for how many blocks was more than one application received.
§ Lord STRABOLGI
The figures requested are as follows, in each case exclusive of BNOC's application:
- (a) the average number of applications lodged for each block is about four;
- (b) Forty-two blocks attracted more than one applicant.