Asked if there were any signs of a loan, the PMOS reminded journalists that this was a commercial deal but as the DTI had made it clear through out we would do everything we could to support the process and the joint venture. If a deal was looking likely both MG Rover and SAIC were aware that the Govt would consider the option of providing a bridging loan. But that would be under strict criteria to ensure the proper use of taxpayers’ money and it would of course be fully repayable. For further detail people should contact the DTI.
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