§ Mr. David Shaw
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer which accounting firms are or have been involved in privatisation work; and which of those accounting firms maintain affiliated offices in(a) Jersey, (b) the Isle of Man, (c) Guernsey, (d) the Netherlands Antilles, (e) the Cayman Islands and (f) Liechtenstein.
§ Mr. Lilley
[holding answer 19 December 1989]: The following accountants have been, or are currently engaged by the Government in connection with the privatisation programme:
- Arthur Andersen
- Binder Hamlyn
- Coopers and Lybrand1
- Deloittes, Haskins and Sells1
- Ernst and Whinney2
- Peat Marwick Mitchell3
- Price Waterhouse
- Thomson McLintock3
- Touche Ross
- 1 Now merged.
- 2 Now merged with Arthur Young to become Ernst and Young.
- 3 Now the merged firm of Peat Marwick McLintock
Details of their affiliated offices may be obtained from the firms in question.