§ Mr. Parry
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will refer to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission the proposed take over bid by Airtours for Owners Abroad.
§ Mr. Neil Hamilton
The Director General of Fair Trading is currently investigating this proposed merger and he will advise the President of the Board of Trade in due course. A decision on whether or not it should be referred to the Monopolies and Mergers Commission will be taken once that advice is received.