§ Sir Eldon Griffiths
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many vessels of more than 10,000 tonnes displacement now operate under the British flag.
§ Mr. Patrick McLoughlin
I have been asked to reply. At the end of November 1989, the numbers of vessels of more than 10,000 deadweight tonnes registered under the British flag were:
Number United Kingdom registry 111 Isle of Man or Channel Island registries 43 Dependent territory registries 269