§ 20. Mr. Fallon
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on progress in the increasing individual share ownership.
§ Mr. Brooke
I refer my hon. Friend to the reply my right hon. Friend gave earlier today to my hon. Friend, the Member for Surrey, South-West (Mrs. Bottomley).
§ 32. Mr. Merchant
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what evidence there is to show the change in the number of shareholders over the last six years.
§ 45. Mr. Alan Howarth
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many individual shareholders he now estimates there to be; what the increase has been since 1979; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Thurnham
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what recent representations he has received about encouraging wider share ownership and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. MacGregor
The most effective representations have come from the millions of people who have bought shares in privatised companies and in the companies they work for.