The Rt. Hon. Sir John Major KG CH

Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 1990-1997

Chief Secretary (1987-1989)

Mr Major’s Written Parliamentary Answer on Overseas Assets – 9 December 1987

Below is the text of Mr Major’s written Parliamentary Answer on Overseas Assets on 9th December 1987.

Mr. Chris Smith To ask the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is his estimate of the sterling value of British-owned assets held abroad (a) in the United States of America and (b) elsewhere, as at 16 October 1987, and on 7 December 1987.

Mr. Major [holding answer 7 December 1987]: I regret that the information is not available.