HC Deb 13 April 1961 vol 638 cc50-2W
Mr. Malcolm MacMillan

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many applications from the Western Isles for grants and loans, respectively, have been received, approved and rejected, respectively, under the Local Employment Act, to date.

Mr. Maudling

Up to 31st March, 1961, six applications had been received for loans under Section 4 of the Local Employment Act, of which four have been approved, one has been rejected and one is still under consideration. No applications have been received for building grants under Section 3 of the Act.