HC Deb 20 December 1989 vol 164 c282W
30. Dr. Bray

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what is the latest communication he has had from the chairman of British Steel; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Lang

My right hon. and learned Friend received a private letter from Sir Robert Scholey on 11 December. The letter, inter alia, confirmed that the statement which Sir Robert made on 3 December 1987 concerning the Scottish steel plants still stands.