HC Deb 20 May 1988 vol 133 c593W
Mr. Gregory

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what information he has as to which companies have their headquarters in the Yorkshire and Humberside region and have subsidiaries abroad.

Mr. Atkins

There are 52,171 companies which have their registered office address in the Yorkshire and Humberside region. The information concerning foreign subsidiaries could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.