§ Mr. Austin Mitchell
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he will publish in the Official Report a table showing for each year since 1956 the estimated percentage of equity shareholdings in United Kingdom enterprises held by private individuals; and if he will 685W provide for the latest year a breakdown of the figures showing the percentage held by insurance companies, pension funds, investment trusts and so on, other companies, and the overseas sector.
§ Mr. Norman Lamont
I regret that it has not been possible to provide an answer before the summer recess. I shall write to the hon. Member and place a copy of the letter in the Library.