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Hms "Edinburgh"

Volume 23: debated on Tuesday 4 May 1982

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asked the Minister for Trade, pursuant to the Under-Secretary's reply to the hon. Member for Southampton, lichen, on 28 April concerning the contract for salvaging the gold on HMS "Edinburgh", on what date his Department referred the matter to the Director of Public Prosecutions; and on what date the latter referred the matter to the police for investigation.

British Airways Financing in 1972–73 to 1980–81 as percentages of 1971–72
1. Net borrowings (repayments) From NLF43·6100(82)(82)(82)64(57)(53)(34)(14)(14)
2. NLF loans outstanding 31 March187·7100816243574532242118
3. NLF interests payments10·81001098869558870554539
4. PDC issues (cancellation)100 £60m‡1912310617171717(266)
5. PDC-value 31 March65100192210332431446461477492261
6. PDC-dividend paid by BA (net of ACT)3·3100133185333454 ‡485212
7. Capital borrowings other than NLF loans-balance 31 March11610088959195119135154284549
8. Lease finance balance 31 March100 £15m║527746810740


* The figures have not been adjusted for inflation

† The British Airways board did not assume control of BEA and BOAC until 1 April 1972. The figures for 1971–72 therefore consolidate the financing of the air corporations as if on a post-1972 basis, as shown in BA's 1972–73 accounts.