HC Deb 30 January 1984 vol 53 c47W
Mr. Norman Atkinson

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will estimate aggregate pension funds invested both home and abroad; and what percentage this represents of total investment.

Mr. Ian Stewart

[pursuant to his answer, 27 January 1984 c. 712]:

The latest figures are as follows:

Pension fund investment* at end-1981
£ billion† As a percentage of total United Kingdom investment *
In United Kingdom 56.6 2.9
Overseas 7.4‡ 2.3
Total 64.0 2.8
* Level of tangible assets plus gross financial assets at market value.
Figures from Business Monitor MQ5, Second quarter 1983.
Includes a small amount of estimation for property and other financial assets overseas.
Based on provisional, unpublished figures updating the article 'National and sector balance sheets for the United Kingdom', Economic Trends, November 1980.