§ Mr. Viggers
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will make a statement on Her Majesty's Government's policy in respect of current discussions within the European Community as to whether branches of banks whose head office is in another country should be subject to control by the host country or the home country.
§ Mr. Maples
[holding answer 23 July 1991]: I refer the hon. Member to the reply I gave to the hon. Member for Redcar (Ms. Mowlam) on 17 July, Official Report, column 190.