HC Deb 22 January 1969 vol 776 c109W
53. Mr. Wingfield Digby

asked the Minister of Technology how many credit guarantees have been given under Clause 7 of the Shipbuilding Act, 1967; how many have been refused; and on what grounds.

Mr. Benn

Fifty-two guarantees have been given to date, involving a liability of £86 million. Forty-eight guarantees which will bring the outstanding liability up to £200 million are either under negotiations or approved in principle. No guarantee has been refused.