§ Mr. Rogers
To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will list those banks and financial institutions recognised as acceptable sources of finance for deals arranged by IMS between 1980 and 1989.
§ Mr. Aitken
The information requested is not held by the Ministry of Defence, and is a commercially confidential matter for IMS. IMS publishes its accounts for public scrutiny in accordance with the requirements of company law. The company ceased trading with effect from July 1991 and is in the process of rundown.