§ Mr. Mitchell
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make it his policy to introduce legislation requiring public limited liability companies to file their annual accounts at Companies House within 90 days of the year end. 
§ Mr. Ian McCartney
The case for requiring public limited companies to file their annual accounts sooner than the current seven months allows will be addressed in the next phase of the fundamental review of company law. The review is due to report in the spring of 2001.