§ Mr. Newens
asked the Lord Privy Seal whether he plans to amend article XXVI (6) of the Royal Instructions to the governor of Hong Kong.402W
a report on the recent operation involving the offloading and salvage of the tanker "Tarpenbek".
§ Mr. Tebbit
My Department will be reviewing this successful operation, in which no cargo oil escaped and only minimal light bunker oil pollution occurred at sea, where it was readily dispersed. A full report will be compiled, and copies of the report will be placed in the Library when it is issued.