HC Deb 03 December 1980 vol 995 c126W
Mr. Rooker

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if the powers of the Secretary of State in clause 59(3) of the British Telecommunications Bill are intended to include the power to direct the Post Office to franchise or subcontract Crown Office facilities; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Michael Marshall

I shall reply to the hon. Member as soon as possible.