HC Deb 10 July 1987 vol 119 c275W
Mrs. Elizabeth Peacock

To ask Mr. Chancellor of the Exchequer, what proprtion of shareholders now owning shares in companies privatised since 1979 are(a) current or (b) former employees of that company.

Mr. Norman Lamont

[pursuant to his reply, 8 July 1987, c. 159]: In total, 430,000 employees have taken up shares when their companies have been privatised. Most have kept their shares.