HC Deb 10 February 1998 vol 306 c204W
Mr. Rhodri Morgan

To ask the President of the Board of Trade, pursuant to her answer of 4 February 1998,Official Report, column 666, if she will indicate the cost of the (a) refunds, (b) free screens and (c) free searches given to subscribers to the new on-line Companies House information system; and if the cost has been refunded to Companies House by ORT. [28920]

Mr. Ian McCartney

Refunds and free searches on Companies House on-line information system are as follows:

The indicative costs:

  1. (a) Refunds on subscriptions: £9,300
  2. (b)Free screens: £3,800
  3. (c)Free searches: £32,400

Discussions are continuing between Companies House and ORT and their network provider over refunds to Companies House.