Consultation outcome

Abolition of British Shipbuilders corporation

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Sought views on the proposed abolition of the British Shipbuilders corporation.


Consultation description

Consultation that sought views on the government’s proposal to close the British Shipbuilders corporation and transfer legal responsibility to the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills. It aimed to simplify the funding and handling of British Shipbuilders corporation’s residual liabilities. It relates to the government’s decision to reform the UK public bodies landscape to enable the government to deliver public services more efficiently.

The government response is now published.