HC Deb 17 November 1972 vol 846 cc251-2W
Mr. Bagier

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what are the grants to the North East Development Council for the years 1971–72, 1972–73, and 1973–74.

Mr. Anthony Grant

The North East Development Council received a grant of £20,000 in 1971–72, and under present arrangements is to receive up to £15,000 in 1972–73, and up to £10,000 in 1973–74, subject to the Council raising prescribed amounts of qualifying non-Government contributions.