Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Industrial Credit Company and Ennis Company.

asked the Minister for Finance whether any part of the issue of Messrs. L. Jordan, Limited, Ennis, was underwritten by the Industrial Credit Company and, further, whether any shares of that concern are still retained in the portfolios of the Industrial Credit Company.

In December, 1938, the Industrial Credit Company underwrote the whole of a public issue at par by L. Jordan, Limited, of 12,400 6 per cent. cumulative preference shares of £1 each and 15,000 ordinary shares and £1 each. 8,870 preference shares and 6,430 ordinary shares are in the beneficial ownership of the Industrial Credit Company.