HC Deb 28 June 1971 vol 820 c20W
Mr. Adley

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what he estimates to be the total investment transferred, in the last 10 years, by British companies from the United Kingdom to the European Economic Community area.

Mr. Ridley

Estimates of investment transferred are not available, but total direct investment (excluding oil) from 1961 to 1970 amounted to about £500 million, including about £200 million of reinvested profits.