HC Deb 09 January 1990 vol 164 c576W
Mr. Jim Marshall

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if any Department for which he has responsibility retains any financial responsibility or liability for the formerly publicly owned companies of Short Bros.

Mr. Needham

[holding answer 21 December 1989]: The Department of Economic Development wholly owns four aircraft financing companies which were formerly subsidiaries of Short Brothers plc and is responsible for meeting their liabilities.