HC Deb 29 June 1967 vol 749 c136W
Mr. Buchanan-Smith

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many firms in Scotland went into voluntary or compulsory liquidation in each of the years 1964, 1965 and 1966; and how many employees were involved each year.

Mr. Darling

The numbers of liquidations of companies begun in Scotland during the last three years were as follows:—

Year Compulsory
Members' Creditors'
1964 215 85 14
1965 278 103 29
1966 457 125 35

The numbers of employees involved are not known.