HC Deb 20 June 1988 vol 135 c400W
Mr. Blair

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many firms are presently operating with interim authorisation under the Financial Services Act.

Mr. Maude

I understand from the Securities and Investments Board that on Wednesday 15 June, the most recent date for which figures can be supplied, there were 4,184 persons holding interim authorisation within the terms of paragraph 1 of schedule 15 to the Financial Services Act.