HC Deb 22 March 1995 vol 257 c195W
Ms Armstrong

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will list in respect of each privatisation since 1979, including industries previously located at the Department of Energy,(a) the net equity proceeds to Government as a result of privatisation, (b) the market value at the end of the first day of trading and (c) the current market value. [15349]

Mr. Heseltine

I refer the hon. Member to my answer to the hon. Member for The Wrekin (Mr. Grocott) on 31 October 1994,Official Report, columns 989–90. Information on market values at the end of the first day of trading is not held centrally by my Department. In a number of cases, information on market capitalisation at flotation and movement in share values at the end of the first days trading is contained in the National Audit Office report on the relevant sale, copies of which are available in the Library of the House.

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