HC Deb 23 July 2002 vol 389 c984W
Mr. Salmond

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what representations she has received from oil companies since the announcement of the North Sea tax changes. [72409]

Mrs. Liddell

Following the Chancellor's Budget statement, I have had contact with a number of companies involved in oil and gas operations and held a meeting with UKOOA, which represents 31 oil and gas exploration and production companies operating in the UK.