§ Mr. Stephen O'Brien
To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what representations he has received regarding the impact of Treasury policy on the performance of(a) the FTSE 100 and (b) the all share index with particular reference to international competitiveness. 
§ Ruth Kelly
The Chancellor of the Exchequer and other Treasury Ministers receive numerous representations concerning the impact of Treasury policy on FTSE 100 companies, the all share index and the competitiveness of UK industry and the City of London. These are taken into consideration in the development of Government policy in these important areas.