HC Deb 13 May 1982 vol 23 cc293-4W
Mr. R. C. Mitchell

asked the Minister for Trade whether, pursuant to the answer to the hon. Member for Southampton, Itchen, on 5 May, Official Report, c. 61–62, any public pronouncement was made by his Department on 16 April when the matter of contract for salvaging of gold on HMS "Edinburgh" was referred to the Director of Public Prosecutions; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Sproat

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