§ Mrs. Roche
To ask the President of the Board of Trade when his Department expects to publish their report on the Atlantic and B and C companies.
§ Mr. Neil Hamilton
[holding answer 18 June 1993]: Inspectors were appointed on 15 June 1990 under section 432 of the Companies Act 1985 to investigate and report on the affairs of Atlantic Computers plc and Atlantic Computer Systems, plc, both major companies in the British and Commonwealth group. The inspectors are in the final stages of their investigation but have not yet submitted their report; I will consider publication when it is received.