§ [The Question was as follows:
§ THE MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO (THE EARL OF DUNDEE)
My Lords, no decision has yet been taken by the Suez Finance Company about the distribution to its shareholders of the instalment of compensation which it received on January 1, 1959, from the United Arab Republic.
§ LORD KILLEARN
My Lords, while thanking the noble Earl for his Answer—I do not want to pursue the matter any further to-day—can he tell us the proportion of the British Government's holding in the Canal Company?