HC Deb 18 November 1958 vol 595 cc122-3W
74. Mr. Marquand

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the total nominal value, at the latest date for which the information is available, of fixed-interest-bearing securities in iron and steel undertakings held by the Iron and Steel Holding and Realisation Agency; and what proportion of that total constitutes liabilities of companies whose equity capital is still vested in the Agency.

Mr. Amory

Defining "securities" as in the Iron and Steel Act, 1953, £161.4 million and about 2 per cent. If unsecured loans are included, £185.6 million and about 5.9 per cent.