§ Mr. Alasdair Morgan
To ask the President of the Board of Trade if she will place in the Library the text of the legal advice taken by her Department on which she based her decision not to institute proceedings under the Companies Act 1985 against any of the individuals referred to in her Department's report on Guinness PLC. 
§ Mr. Nigel Griffiths
No. The decision by the President of the Board of Trade not to institute proceedings under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 against any of the individuals referred to in the inspectors' report into Guinness PLC was based on, and in accordance with, the legal advice she had received. That legal advice included advice from independent Counsel.