§ Mr. Dobson
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment what printing contracts the company Hunterprint had, or has outstanding with his Department related to(a) water privatisation and (b) any other matters; and if he will give the dates and details of the nature and the subject matter of the printed material for each contract.
§ Mr. Howard
[holding answer 5 June 1992]: The company Hunterprint was contracted by my Department, following competitive tender, to print the flotation brochure included in the information pack for the launch of the sale of the water companies of England and Wales in 1989. Some 3 million copies were produced in English and 250,000 copies in Welsh.
No other contracts with this firm are recorded.