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Privatisation (Costs)

Part of Prayers – in the House of Commons at 1:45 pm on 5th April 1995.

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Photo of Mr John Marshall Mr John Marshall , Hendon South 1:45 pm, 5th April 1995

Can my hon. Friend say how much the taxpayer receives in revenue from the profits of privatised industries, compared with the amount of money that the taxpayer met in subsidies to British Steel, Rover, British Airways and British Coal when they were in the public sector?