§ Mr. Steen
asked the Secretary of State for Transport what effect the slippage in plans for privatising British Airways will have on the manner in which he exercises his functions in relation to appeals against Civil Aviation Authority decisions on air traffic licences; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Michael Spicer
There will be no effect since the privatisation of British Airways has never been material to my right hon. Friend's consideration of appeals.