HC Deb 22 June 1964 vol 697 cc31-2W
Mr. Clark Hutchison

asked the Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development what are the figures for aid under the Local Employment Acts 1960 and 1963 up till 30th April, 1964, for Scotland, England and Wales, under the headings of total aid, the number of projects, and jobs potential.

Mr. Heath

The following are the figures of total assistance offered under Sections 2, 3 and 4 of the Local Employment Act 1960 and Sections 1 and 2 of the Local Employment Act 1963, excluding offers declined or in abeyance, up to 30th April, 1964:

Total aid Number of projects Jobs potential
Scotland 55,637,570 430 52,136
England 42,234,679 451 69,323
Wales 8,446,072 65 9,961