§ Mr. Mullin
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) what part his Department played in the cancellation of the recent £42 million British Telecom agreement with Vietnam;
(2) what representations were received from the American Government regarding British Telecom's £42 million agreement with Vietnam which was recently cancelled; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
[holding answer 23 July 1990]: It has been the practice of successive Governments not to comment on individual licensing matters.