§ 1. Mr. Hector Hughes
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what financial assistance under the Distribution of Industry (Industrial Finance) Act has been and will be made available to alleviate unemployment in North-East Scotland.
So far financial assistance to a total of £53,220 has been offered by the Treasury to four undertakings in North-East Scotland under this Act. Thirteen firm and eligible applications are still receiving consideration by the Development Areas Treasury Advisory Committee.