HC Deb 30 June 1971 vol 820 cc150-1W
Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is the practice of his administration in monitoring the financial position of companies in which the Government has a substantial shareholding.

Mr. John Davies

The Government take a close interest in the financial position of the companies in which they have a substantial shareholding. The steps taken to obtain the relevant information vary in each case according to circumstances.