HC Deb 24 October 1973 vol 861 cc544-5W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what he estimates to be the current market value of the assets of the leading companies in the aircraft industry.

Mr. Onslow

The current market value of assets is not available. The estimated market value on 17th October of the ordinary shares of the Hawker Siddeley Group was £185 million, and of Westland aircraft was £21 million. The British Aircraft Corporation is not a quoted company.

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