§ Mr. Jim Cunningham
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what were the levels of overseas investment in (1) the United Kingdom, (2) France and (3) Germany from (i) other EU members and (ii) countries outside the EU for the years 1979 to 1996,(a) in cash terms, (b) as a percentage change on the previous year and (c) as a real figure calculated on 1996 values; 
(2) what were the levels of direct foreign investment in the United Kingdom from (i) the United States and (ii) Canada in each year from 1979 to 1996. 
§ Mrs. Angela Knight
[holding answer 17 March 1997]: Figures for the levels of foreign direct investment of each OECD country, by region and by country of origin, can be found in the OECD International Direct Investment Yearbook which is available in the House of Commons Library.