HC Deb 17 June 1994 vol 244 c670W
Mr. Tipping

To ask the President of the Board of Trade which companies have been disallowed from bidding for British Coal; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Eggar

The identify of those parties which have, or have not, pre-qualified for the sales process of British Coal Corporation is commercially confidential. A statement will not be made.