HC Deb 28 February 1990 vol 168 cc201-2W
Mr. Austin Mitchell

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry (1) if he will list the eight inspectors mentioned in his reply to the hon. Member for Great Grimsby of 27 November 1989,Official Report, column 92;

(2) if he will name the accountancy firms mentioned in his reply of 27 November 1989, Official Report, column 92; and how much money has been paid to them by his Department.

Mr. Forth

Details are as follows:

Name of Inspector Firm of Accountants
Mr. M. G. Lickiss Grant Thornton
Mr. A. Ridler Pannell Kerr Foster
Mr. H. G. C. Aldous Robson Rhodes
Mr. D. L. Spence Grant Thornton
Mr. M. D. Boohan Grant Thornton
Mr. J. R. Venning Robson Rhodes
Mr. J. C. Morton Price Waterhouse
Mr. A. Sutton Price Waterhouse

Mr. Ryder

[holding answer 27 February 1990]: Since becoming Chancellor of the Exchequer, my right hon. Friend has not met his Soviet counterpart. A new rouble exchange rate for tourism and business travel was announced in October 1989.

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