Public Limited Companies (Financial Regulation)

Part of the debate – in Westminster Hall at 3:02 pm on 13th March 2003.

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Photo of Jonathan Djanogly Jonathan Djanogly Conservative, Huntingdon 3:02 pm, 13th March 2003

I apologise, Mr. Deputy Speaker.

In that instance, the company may prefer to promise future shares rather than give up its cash. Finally, there is sometimes an assumption that share options are some sort of cheap giveaway. The hon. Member for Dumbarton alluded to that in his contribution.