§ Mr. Pawsey
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what was the level of United Kingdom overseas investment in 1979; what it was in 1993; and what was the percentage increase.646W
§ Mr. Heseltine
The level of United Kingdom overseas investment was £5.9 billion in 1979 and £16.9 billion in 1993. This represents a percentage increase of 186 per cent.