HC Deb 08 February 1995 vol 254 c314W
38. Sir Anthony Grant

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on the relative size of the largest British companies, by market capitalisation, compared with the largest companies in other EU countries.

Mr. Charles Wardle

According to theFinancial Times FT500 which appeared in the FT of 20 January, 40 of the top 100 EU companies ranked by market capitalisation were United Kingdom-registered, including three that are Anglo-Dutch.