§ Mr. Robert McCartney
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if she will investigate the reasons why written terms of reference were not provided to the valuers for the privatisation valuation assignment on Belfast International Airport. 
§ Mr. Paul Murphy
The sale of Belfast International Airport was the subject of a Public Accounts Committee hearing in December 1997. Matters relating to the valuation of Belfast International Airport were addressed at that hearing. The Government cannot comment on the sale until the Committee has reported.