HC Deb 18 February 1907 vol 169 c529
MR. HYDE (Wednesbury)

To ask the President of the Board of Trade whether he is aware of the existence of compulsory reserve funds for limited liability companies in foreign countries, especially in France and Belgium; and whether he will cause inquiries to be made with a view to showing the countries in which such reserve funds are legally required and the formation and extent of such reserve funds, the investment of the moneys forming such reserve funds, and the purposes to which such reserve funds may be applied.

(Answered, by Mr. Lloyd-George.) Steps will be taken to obtain some information on the subject from the principal European countries.