HC Deb 22 June 1984 vol 62 c281W
Mr. Alex Carlile

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he proposes to refer to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission the proposed takeover of the Booker McConnell group by the Dee Corporation; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Channon

My right hon. Friend announced today that he had decided, in accordance with the advice of the Director General of Fair Trading, to refer this proposed merger to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission.