HL Deb 24 February 1981 vol 417 c1050WA
Lord Glenarthur

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What were the average times taken by the Registrar of Companies in England and Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland to arrange registration of new companies in the years 1960 and 1980.

Lord Trefgarne

The average times in days taken to register new companies were:—

1960 1980
England and Wales 12/13 10/12
Scotland 5/6 10/11
Northern Ireland 7/8 14/15

House adjourned at twenty-four minutes past eight o'clock.