§ Mr. Maxton
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what is the number of(a) Scottish registered public limited companies, (b) Scottish companies quoted on the unlisted securities market and (c) what has been the change in Scottish quoted companies, in percentage terms, between 1979 and 1989.432W
§ Mr. Redwood
At 19 October there were 531 Scottish registered public limited companies.
The number of Scottish companies quoted on the unlisted securities market is a matter for the International Stock Exchange, as therefore is the change in percentage terms between 1979 and 1989.