HC Deb 29 June 1959 vol 608 c16W
Mr. Burke

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer how many applications have been made to the Development Areas Treasury Advisory Committee for the North East Lancashire Development Area and for Burnley, respectively, since the Distribution of Industry (Finance) Act came into force; and how many have been approved in each case.

Mr. Erroll

Eleven firm and eligible applications under the Distribution of Industry (Industrial Finance) Act, 1958, have been received from places in the North East Lancashire Development Area, including Burnley. So far none of these has been approved. The corresponding information for Burnley is four and none.