HC Deb 13 December 1962 vol 669 cc91-2W
Mr. P. Williams

asked the President of the Board of Trade how much money has been spent in the last 12 months in Northumberland and Durham under the Local Employment Act and what percentage this is of the national total.

Mr. Erroll

During the twelve months ended 30th November, 1962, assistance under the Local Employment Act to the value of nearly £4 million has been offered for projects in Durham and Northumberland. This is about 28 per cent. of the national total.