HC Deb 20 May 1988 vol 133 c614W
Mrs. Dunwoody

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what inquiries he made as to the status of purchasers of National Bus Company assests in relation to the holding of public service vehicle licences before the National Bus Company's assets were sold.

Mr. David Mitchell

Before putting forward its proposals for disposal of subsidiary companies NBC took steps to satisfy itself about the suitability of prospective purchasers including, where appropriate, their status as PSV operators.