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National Enterprise Board

Volume 979: debated on Tuesday 19 February 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will publish in the Official Report a complete list, instead of providing amendments to lists as given on 27 June 1979 and 7 December 1979, of all the shareholdings of the National Enterprise Board, the number and type of shares held, the percentage of total equity this represents, the total costs of the shares, and, where appropriate, the market value of the share at 31 January.

[pursuant to his reply, 14 February 1980]: At 31 January 1980 the NEB held the following shareholdings:

Company

Number and description of Shares held by NEB

Percentage of nominal value of total equity

Cost £000

Stock Exchange Quotation (closing price 31 January

ASR Servotron Ltd18,000£1'B' Ordinary26·118
300,000£1redeemable preference300
Agemaspark Ltd3,700£1Ordinary30·0100
50,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity50
100,000£1redeemable preference100
Aqualisa Products Ltd24,000£1ordinary40·024
65,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity65
80,000£1redeemable preference80
Automation and Technical Services Holdings Ltd45,000£1ordinary30·050
100,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity100
Barrow Hepburn Ltd1,000,00025pOrdinary4·145030p
BL Ltd1,443.404,99650pOrdinary99·1844,94817p
British Tanners Products Ltd2,000,000£1Ordinary50·02,000
Brown Boveri Kent Ltd10,856,58525pOrdinary20·03,29341p
BTB (Engineering) Ltd30,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity30
British Underwater Engineering Ltd133,674£1Ordinary89·2134
5,216,326£1redeemable preference5,216
Bull Motors Ltd1,520,000£1Ordinary100·01,520
Burndept Electronics Ltd510,000£1'A' voting51·0510
CAP-CPP Group Ltd1,372,76010pOrdinary29·5549
CIC Investment Holdings Ltd1,406,195,9681pOrdinary93·014,957
4,261,75710pOrdinary
1,000,60,000£1redeemable preferencenot equaty59
Computer and Systems Engineering Ltd349,7505pOrdinary27·8882
15,200£1redeemable preference48
Data Recording Instrument Co Ltd4,820,337£1ordinary89·74,844
8,000,000£1ordinary (75p paid)6,000
1,000,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity1,000
Doyce Electronics Ltd3,334£1ordinary25·017
63,330£1redeemable preference63
Duo Rubber and Engineering Co Ltd34,598£1ordinary49·035
125,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity125
Energy Equipment Co Ltd75,000£1part voting42·975
200,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity200
225,000£1redeemable preference225
Exelarc Engineering Co Ltd70,000£1Ordinary50·070
Fairey Holdings Ltd18,000,000£1Ordinary100·018,000
Ferranti Ltd10,666,66650pOrdinary50·06,933465p

Company

Number and description of Shares held by NEB

Percentage of nominal value of total equity

Cost£'000

Stock Exchange Quotation (closing price 31 January)

Ferranti Resin Ltd294,000£1ordinary49·0294
Francis Shaw and Co Ltd1,400.00020ppreferred ordinarynot equity546
George P Brown (Holdings) Ltd575,000£1Ordinary49·0575
Hemmings Plastics Ltd100,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity100
Herbert Ltd116,720,94825pOrdinary100·044,468
Hydraroll Ltd14,625£1Ordinary46·115
109,875£1redeemable preferencenot equity110
Inmos International Ltd1,850,0005pOrdinary67·393
550,000£20preferred ordinarynot equity11,000
Innotron Ltd1308£1Ordinary29·044
50,000£1redeemable preterencenot equity50
Insac Group Ltd7,100,000£1Ordinary100·07,100
J and P Engineering45,000£1ordinary33·3100
James Howorth and Co (Holdings) Lid6000£1Ordinary21·418
6,000£1'new' ordinary18
80,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity80
Keland Electrics Ltd100,000£1Ordinary100·0100
Logica Holdings Ltd32,240£1Ordinary20·81,196
Logica Securities Ltd20,000£1Ordinary20·01,000
Logica VTS Ltd14,43825pOrdinary43·01,805
Mayflower Packaging Ltd60,000 £1part preference33·360
60,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity60
Microform Communications International Ltd191,211£1Ordinary28·3310
165,000£1redeemable preference165
Middle East Building Services Ltd37,500£1Ordinary29·638
Mollart Engineering Co Ltd46,822£1ordinary70·6382
Momex(UK)Ltd365£1Ordinary28·90
Monotype Holdings Ltd25,00010pOrdinary37·5250
Muirhead Office Systems Ltd2,500£1Ordinary25·0210
Negretti and Zambra Ltd960,00025pDeferred ordinary29·9710
460,622£1redeemable preferencenot equity461
Newtown Securities (Northern) Ltd125,000£1Ordinary50·0125
Nexos Office Systems Ltd155,990£1Ordinary79·8156
6,100,000£1redeemable preference6,100
Nexos Office Systems (Holdings) Ltd7,201£1Ordinary97·07
129.609£1redeemable preference130

Company

Number and description of Shares held by NEB

Percentage of nominal value of total equity

Cost £'000

Stock Exchange Quotation (closing price 31 January

North East Audio Ltd54,450£1Ordinary49·899
340,000£1part preference340
Pakmet International Ltd150,000£1preferencenot equity150
50,000£1redeemable preference50
Powerdrive PSR Ltd20,000£1Ordinary40·020
100,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity100
125,000£1redeemable preference125
QI (Europe) Ltd250,000£1Ordinary51·02,000
260,000£1non-voting ordinary
RR Chapman (Sub Sea Surveys) Ltd50,000£1Ordinary33·350
Rigby Electronics Ltd65,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity65
10,000£1redeemable preference10
Rolls Royce234,000,000£1Ordinary100·0234,000
Sandiacre Electrics Ltd30,000£1Ordinary30·040
125,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity125
Sapling Enterprises Ltd500£1Ordinary50·00
Sinclair Radionics Ltd75,000£1Ordinary73·3450
200,000£1voting preference200
4,700,000redeemable preferencenot equity4,700
Sonicaid Ltd8,970£1Ordinary49·7117
14,260£1redeemable preference180
Systems Designers International Ltd3,060£1Ordinary26·0184
Systems Programming Holdings Ltd300£1V voting30·0600
600,000£1D non-votingnot equity
Systime Ltd929£1Ordinary29·5405
476£1part preference218
Technical Resources (Equipment) Ltd36,750£1preferred ordinary24·537
200,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity200
Thermax Ltd350,000£1redeemable preferencenot equity350
Twinlock Ltd7,123,00010pOrdinary33·3997
United Medical Enterprises Ltd4,619,510£1Ordinary70·05,774
Vicort of London Ltd9,608£1Ordinary49·010
130,392£1redeemable preferencenot equity130
Wholesale Vehicle Finance Ltd7,246,250£1Ordinary77·57,246
Yates Duxbury and Sons Ltd700,000£1Ordinary50·01,750