HC Deb 06 December 1920 vol 135 cc1757-8W

asked the President of the Board of Trade what firms of dyestuff makers have received grants or loans from the Government, the amount of the grants and loans, and the terms on which they were made?


The following grants and loans have been made. To Scottish Dyes, Limited, a grant-in- aid of £75,000 for general purposes and £4,000 in aid of research, with a further research grant up to £1,000 per annum for three years. To Messrs. J. B. and W. R. Sharp, Limited, a grant-in-aid of £10,000 and a loan of £17,000. To the British Alizarine Company, Limited, a grant-in-aid of £107,000. These have all been in accordance with the terms set out in the White Paper Cd. 9194 of November, 1918. In addition, a grant of £100,000 for research has been made to the British Dyestuffs Corporation in pursuance of an undertaking given to British Dyes, Limited, at the time of its formation.

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