HC Deb 02 February 1968 vol 757 c413W
Mr. Ridley

asked the Minister of Technology whether the £2.4 million advanced by the Government to the Beagle Aircraft Company Limited as part of the capital of the company is a grant or a loan; upon what Vote it is borne; and what is the rate of interest payable upon it.

Mr. Bean

The sums advanced to Beagle are grants and no interest is payable. They are borne on Class IV, Vote 20.

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