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Companies Registration

Volume 974: debated on Tuesday 27 November 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade how many companies, limited by guarantee and without share capital, are registered at Companies House.

Precise information could not be obtained without disproportionate cost. Estimates suggest that there are between 6,000 and 7,000 companies in this category out of a total of more than 676,000 companies on the active register.

asked the Secretary of State for Trade on what dates St. George's Elizabethan Theatre Ltd. and Blessingwell Ltd. were registered at Companies House; and if he will list the original and current directors.

St. George's Elizabethan Theatre Ltd. was incorporated on 18 April 1976 in the name of Elizabethan Theatre Ensemble Ltd. The name was changed on 10 February 1970. The first directors were: A. G. H. Murcell, R. F. Duncan, D. A. Kelsey, G. Flint-Shipman.

Location1 October 19771 October 19781 October 1979
London252424
Great Yarmouth555
Southampton181717
Plymouth577
Falmouth111
Cardiff8109
Bristol222
Swansea111
Milford Haven222
Liverpool161617
Fleetwood111
Belfast777
Glasgow212018
Greenock455
Aberdeen111113
Buckie111
Fraserburgh111
Leith577
Newcastle232116
Sunderland223
Middlesbrough544
Hull131211
Grimsby444
Total181181176
Headquarters969398
GRAND TOTAL277274274

asked the Secretary of State for Trade (1) how many marine superintendents are currently employed by his Department; and in which ports they are employed for each of the years since 1972;(2) how many shipping masters are employed by his Department; and what

The present directors are: W. A. C. Halliwell, N. E. Bruce-Watt.

Blessingwell Ltd. was incorporated on 5 December 1975. The first directors were: W. A. C. Halliwell, Susan M. Halliwell. They are also the present directors.