HC Deb 20 January 2003 vol 398 c53W
Mr. Flight

To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what estimate he has made of the number of companies that have taken advantage of(a) the all-employee share plan and (b) the enterprise management incentives as set out in the 2000 Budget. [91025]

Dawn Primarolo

442 Share Incentive Plans have received Inland Revenue approval up to 15 January 2003 with a further 197 plans in the process of approval. 3,297 companies have granted share options under Enterprise Management Incentives up to 15 January 2003.

More detailed statistics relating to 2000–01 only are contained in tables 6.5 and 6.6 of Inland Revenue Statistics. These are available on the Inland Revenue website at: http://www.inlandrevenue.gov.uk/stats/emp_share_schemes/menu.htm.