HL Deb 28 April 1987 vol 486 c1473WA
Baroness David

asked Her Majesty's Government:

When the study on the feasibility of the privatisation of the Crown Suppliers by Samuel Montagu and Cooper and Lybrand began, what is the cost of the study, when it is expected to be completed, and what arrangements are to be made for its publication.

The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department of the Environment (Lord Skelmersdale)

The study commenced on 1st December 1986, cost £97,600 plus expenses, and was completed on 27th March 1987, My honourable friend the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State will decide whether any further announcement about the study is needed when he has considered the report.

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