P203 CEEFAX 203 Sat 1 Apr 00:30/00   1/2     Lonrho chairman Sir Edward Du Cann may face court action from the Department of Trade and Industry over a secret report on the House of Fraser takeover. Sir Edward, former Tory MP and party chairman, is reported to have refused to send back all the copies he "might have" of the report. The Observer yesterday printed extracts of the report and Lord Young has asked the newspaper to return its copy. The Lonrho-owned paper returns to court on Monday to appeal against a ban on printing details of the report. News index 102/202 More Next News NewsIndex Newsflash BBC2 TV
P203 CEEFAX 203 Fri 31 Mar 23:41/00   1/2     The Department of Trade and Industry says it has asked a Privy Councillor to return what it calls a stolen copy of a report on the House of Fraser takeover. The DTI would not identify the Privy Councillor, saying he would be expected to return it "otherwise we would assume he had something to hide". The Observer yesterday printed extracts of the report and Lord Young has asked the newspaper to return its copy. It is to return to the High Court on Monday to appeal for a ban on printing the report to be varied or lifted. News index 102/202 More Next News NewsIndex Newsflash BBC2 TV
P203 CEEFAX 203 B—— 1 A—r 00:00/20  BA KGROUND \   ££!£££!££!££££££££££ Tde al-F—xed brothers bought tha House of Fraser group, including Harrods, for £615 lhllion in 0 85. Their rivals in the bidding Mr hny Rowland's Lonhro group, had been unable to act becaqse of an inquhry by the Monopolies and Mergers Comlhssion. Since then, Lonhro has waged a legal war ro try to get the takeover reversed A High Court r5ling t—at the takeover by t—e al- —xfds should be referred to the MMC was overturned on a00eal; Lonhro has since been grafted leave to appeal to the House of Lopds. News index 102/202 More Next News NewsIndex Newsflas— BBC2 TV
P203 CEEFAX 203 Sat 1 Apr 00:01/00   2/2  BACKGROUND   The al-Fayed brothers bought the House of Fraser group, including Harrods, for £615 million in 0885. Their rivals in the bidding, Mr Tiny Rowland's Lonhro group, had been unable to act because of an inquiry by the Monopolies and Mergers Commission. Since then, Lonhro has waged a legal war to try to get the takeover reversed A High Court ruling that the takeover by the al-Fayeds should be referred to the MMC was overturned on appeal; Lonhro has since been granted leave to appeal to the House of Lords. News index 102/202 More Next News NewsIndex Newsflash BBC2 TV