HC Deb 05 June 1990 vol 173 cc430-1W
Mr. David Howell

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many pbhzcutions have been initiated by the solicitors' office of Companies house against companies for failure to file accounts by the due date during(a) 1 January to 1 February, (b) 1 February to 1 March, (c) 1 March to 1 April and (d) 1 April to I May.

Mr. Redwood

Prosecutions for failure to file accounts are initiated against directors, not companies. The table gives details of those commenced by the Department's solicitor since I January 1990.

Period in 1990 Prosecutions commenced
January 1140
February 80
March 335
April 265
1 Estimated.

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