§ Mr. Gordon Brown
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many company directors have been prosecuted and disqualified as a result of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986.
§ Mr. Howard
[pursuant to his. reply, 31 March 1987, c. 444]: This Act, which consolidated the disqualification provisions of the Insolvency Act 1985 and the Companies Act 1985, came into effect on 29 December 1986. At that date, there were 453 disqualification orders on the register, subsequently, a further 22 orders have been notified.