§ 38. Mr. Neil Hamilton
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how many overseas companies set up operations in Britain in 1988.
§ Mr. Atkins
According to the latest figures known to the Invest in Britain Bureau, during the first three quarters of 1988, 263 inward investment decisions were made to locate in the United Kingdom. These include the establishment of a new business, expansion or acquisition of an existing business and involvement in joint venture.