HC Deb 27 January 2003 vol 398 c616W
Matthew Taylor

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer pursuant to his answer of 16 December 2002,Official Report, column 596W, on the Royal Mint, for what reasons the review is commercially confidential; and if he will make a statement. [92825]

Ruth Kelly

The review is considered commercially confidential because if made public the review might unfairly prejudice the commercial position of the Royal Mint, to the detriment of the taxpayer.