HC Deb 16 May 1990 vol 172 c459W
120. Mr. Ashdown

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on action taken by his Department since the collapse of Wessex Trust in 1984.

Mr. Redwood

Between February and July 1986 my Department contributed to the investigation into Wessex Trust co-ordinated by the fraud investigation group of the Crown prosecution service by carrying out inquiries into companies concerned in the affairs of the trust.