HC Deb 14 February 1990 vol 167 c254W
114. Mr. Clay

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what are his current plans regarding the facilities of North East Shipbuilders Ltd.; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

British Shipbuilders remains in discussion with the two parties interested in purchasing the assets of North East Shipbuilders Ltd. We are seeking to progress outstanding issues as quickly as possible. I hope these will be resolved soon.