HC Deb 05 December 1983 vol 50 cc3-4W
Mr. Douglas

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list the number of companies which have made application for licences under the provisions of the Deep Sea Mining (Temporary Provisions) Act 1981.

Mr. Trippier

No. Disclosure of such information would involve a breach of confidentiality in respect of the companies concerned.

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