§ 14. Dr. John A. Cunningham
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many firms in West Cumberland have received assistance under the Industry Act; and how many new jobs have been created.
§ Mr. Anthony Grant
Four companies in the Cumberland special development area have been offered regional selective assistance under Section 7 of the Industry Act. The projects concerned include 147 new jobs. A further nine applications involving about 600 jobs are under consideration. Information on payments of regional development grants to companies in the Cumberland special development area is not readily available.