HC Deb 04 February 1981 vol 998 c112W
Mr. Grylls

asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he expects to make any further progress in privatising State controlled assets during the current year.

Mr. Eyre

The only privatisation proposal for which my Department is responsible concerns British Airways. The Government announced on 13 October last year that because of difficult trading conditions in the international airline market it would not be possible to sell shares in British Airways during 1981.

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