HC Deb 20 January 1986 vol 90 cc56-7W
Mr. Alfred Morris

asked the Secretary of State for Transport, further to his reply of 12 December, Official Report, column 772, if he will publish the criteria for assessing whether the submissions of public corporations relating to public sector investment decisions are commercially confidential; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Ridley

Investment submissions from public corporations frequently contain information of commercial value to their competitors.