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Oil: Western Sahara

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 211504, tabled on 22 October 2014

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what representations he has received on consultations held with the Saharawi regarding proposed drilling for oil by Cairn Energy in the waters of Western Sahara.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

30 October 2014

I can confirm that neither I nor my Rt Hon Friend the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills have received any such representations.

Answered by

Department for Business, Innovation and Skills
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