HC Deb 18 March 1997 vol 292 cc545-6W
Mr. Austin-Walker

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what assessment he has made of the possible impact of the current circumstances of Nomura Securities on United Kingdom companies in which it has an interest; and if he will make a statement. [20438]

Mrs. Angela Knight

[holding answer 17 March 1997]: It is for the companies concerned to consider the situation and take such steps as they consider appropriate in their own commercial interests.