Oral Answers to Questions — James and Shakspeare, Limited.

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at on 31 July 1935.

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Photo of Mr John Burnett Mr John Burnett , Aberdeen North

77.

asked the President of the Board of Trade whether, in view of the report of the official receiver on the Williams and Henry prospectus, he will introduce legislation to amend the Companies Act, 1929, so as to make it an offence to invite public subscriptions to a company which does not disclose all its outstanding commitments in the prospectus inviting subscriptions or to deal in the shares of such a company?