ASSENT NO 23/83 GIVEN BY THE COUNCIL, PURSUANT TO ARTICLE 56 ( 2 ) ( A ) OF THE TREATY ESTABLISHING THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY, TO ENABLE THE COMMISSION TO GRANT THE FOLLOWING CONVERSION LOAN, TO ENSURE THE PRODUCTIVE RE-EMPLOYMENT OF FORMER WORKERS OF THE EUROPEAN COAL AND STEEL COMMUNITY: 2,6 MILLION POUNDS STERLING ( + OR - 4,258 MILLION ECU ) TO BRISTOL MYERS CO. LTD, UNITED KINGDOM, FOR A PROJECT CONCERNING THE BASSINGTON INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, CRAWLINGTON, NORTHUMBERLAND