HC Deb 07 November 1974 vol 880 cc211-2W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what proportion of the £766 million received by the aircraft industry between 1968–69 and 1972–73 by way of Government financing of innovation was expended in Wales.

Amount Date of Payment
Before 28th February 1974
Norton Villiers Triumph £4.872 million 16th July 1973
Kearney Trecker Marwin £1.25 million 20th July 1973
£0.2 million 12th September 1973
Since 28th February 1974
Kearney Trecker Marwin £2.8 million (net) 15th August 1974
Under the Wool Textile Industry Scheme, payments were made to 57 companies. £843,280 Various

Mr. Meacher

I regret that the information in the form requested is not available but indications are that the amount of Government assistance to the relatively small aerospace industry in Wales is negligible.

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