§ Mr. Ridley
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will set out the percentage of the equity and loan stock, respectively, and the value of each, which
Name of the Company Percentage of equity held Nominal value of equity holding Percentage of Loan Stock Value of Loan Stock Short Brothers and Harland Ltd. … 69?5* £1,640,000 Nil Nil Upper Clyde Shipbuilders Ltd. … 10.9 £875,000 100.0‡ £940,000‡ Penarth Dock and Engineering Company† … Nil Nil Nil Nil British Sugar Corporation Ltd. … 11.25 £1,125,000 Nil Nil The figures shown do not include holdings by official agencies. * These shares are held by S.B. (Realisations) Ltd. in which Her Majesty's Government has a 100 per cent. interest. † The Transport Holding Company, a nationalised industry, holds 36.59 per cent. of the shares, valued at £74,500, in the Penarth Dock and Engineering Company. ‡ The Loan Stock is in Fairfields (Glasgow) Ltd. which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Upper Clyde Shipbuilders.
is held by the State in Short Brothers and Harland, Upper Clyde Shipbuilders, the Penarth Dock and Engineering Company, and the British Sugar Corporation, respectively.