§ Mr. Woof
asked the President of the Board of Trade how many applications have been received by his Department for industrial expansion or development during the last 12 months in Blaydon; how many applications have been approved; and what is the amount of financial assistance granted under the Local Employment Act.286W
§ Mr. Jay
In the 12 months to end-January, 1965, seven applications for industrial development certificates were approved; no applications were refused.
Over the same period financial assistance offered under the Local Employment Acts, including the cost of one Board of Trade factory, totalled £312,000.