National Enterprise Board

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Industry – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th April 1976.

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Photo of Mr Anthony Nelson Mr Anthony Nelson , Chichester 12:00 am, 5th April 1976

How can the right hon. Gentleman possibly say that the NEB is meeting its objectives when no financial objectives have been set for it? As it is now five months since the NEB was set up, why are we still in a position in which we have only draft guidelines and not full guidelines for the operation of the Board? Is not this a most unsatisfactory situation?