§ Mr. Morgan
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy if he will estimate the breakdown of individual to institutional shareholders in the 12 regional electricity companies(a) on first dealings day and (b) one year hence.
§ Mr. Heathcoat-Amory
Approximately 54.6 per cent. of the shares in each company have been made available to the general public and to employees and pensioners. The balance has been sold to United Kingdom and overseas institutions. Figures for a year hence are obviously not available.