HC Deb 23 July 1970 vol 804 c207W
79. Sir T. Beamish

asked the Minister of Technology what is the total sum of money that has been invested and not repaid, or definitely committed, under the Industrial Expansion Act to the latest convenient date.

Mr. Ridley

Commitments under industrial investment schemes total up to £80 million. Expenditure to date amounts to about £43½ million. Repayments of principal are not due to start before late 1971.