§ Mr. Richard Wainwright
asked the Minister for Trade if he will publish a table showing (a) the total number of bankruptcies in 1979 and (b) the total number of company liquidations in 1979 and the estimates for 1982–83 for (i) the total number of bankruptcies and (ii) the total number of company liquidations; and if he will make a statement.
§ Dr. Vaughan
Figures for 1979 and the first three quarters of 1982 are given in table 1 on page 311 ofBritish Business, 22 October.
My Department does not prepare forecasts of insolvencies.