§ Mr. Peter Robinson
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many firms have gone bankrupt in Northern Ireland each year since January 1991; how many firms went bankrupt in the previous two years; and how many firms have(a) gone into receivership and (b) been wound up in each quarter of the past two years.
§ Mr. Atkins
The numbers of bankruptcies and companies wound up in the calendar years 1989–1992 are as follows:
1989 1990 1991 1992 Bankruptcies 238 286 366 404 Companies wound up 176 180 239 208
The quarterly statistics on receiverships and companies wound up for the past two years are shown as follows:
have killed 25 people in Northern Ireland in the period 1 January 1993 to 31 March 1993. Details of the date and location of these incidents are given in the table below.