HC Deb 07 February 1961 vol 634 cc29-30W
72. Mr. Woodnutt

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many new industries have been given financial help to establish themselves in the Isle of Wight under the Development Areas Treasury Advisory Committee and Board of Trade Advisory Committee schemes; how many applications are still to be considered; how many applications have been rejected; and how many jobs are in prospect.

Mr. N. Macpherson:

Out of six successful applications, four are in respect of industries new to the island; ten applications have been rejected and ten are under consideration. Some 300 jobs are still to materialise as a result of successful applications; about 1,300 jobs are involved in the cases still under consideration.