HC Deb 23 June 1983 vol 44 c4W
Mr. Kenneth Carlisle

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if there have been any developments regarding departmental responsibility for the Government's remaining shareholding in Britoil plc; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Lawson

The prospectus for the sale of shares in Britoil stated that it was the Government's intention that after the offer for sale its remaining holding of ordinary shares and the special share should be held by the Treasury Solicitor on behalf of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury. These shares were formally transferred from the Secretary of State for Energy to the Treasury Solicitor on 27 May.

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