HC Deb 06 December 1960 vol 631 c1054
29. Mr. Shepherd

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will state the estimated annual loss suffered by his Department in respect of business names registration and company registration, respectively.

Mr. N. Macpherson

On business names registration it is estimated that in the last financial year there was a deficit of £19,000 and on companies registration there was a surplus of some £64,000.