HC Deb 11 January 1990 vol 164 cc696-7W
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:

United Kingdom registry 111
Isle of Man or Channel Island registries 43
Dependent territory registries 269