HC Deb 23 March 1981 vol 1 c255W
Mr. Michael McNair-Wilson

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what directions of a general or specific nature he has given to nationalised industries responsible to his Department.

Mr. Michael Marshall

Since May 1979 directions have been given as follows:

  • The Post Office under the Post Office Act 1969
    • S 37(2)—Repayment of Loans
    • S 42(1)—Form of Statement of Accounts
  • British Steel Corporation under the Iron and Steel Act 1975
    • S 4(1) and 15(4)—Management of General Reserve
    • S 6(4)—Publication of Annual Statistics
    • S 17(2)—Repayment of Loans
    • S 24(1)—Form of Statement of Accounts.