HL Deb 09 July 1975 vol 362 cc903-4WA

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether they will list their current applications to the Social and Regional Development Funds of the EEC.


For 1975, applications have been submitted to the European Social Fund covering the following types of scheme and for the amounts shown:

Training carried out under the auspices of the Training Services Agency and similar authorities in Northern Ireland 30.8
Training by industrial training borads 0.6
Training by the Council for Small Industries in Rural Areas and the
Small Industries Council for Rural Areas in Scotland, by the Forestry Commission and under the Community Industry scheme 1.8
Training by private companies 0.6
Training by nationalised industry 0.1
Rehabilitation, training and resettlement of disabled people, including the supply of vehicles and certain aspects of medical rehabilitation 22.2
Transfer of workers from and within the assisted areas of Great Britain and within Northern Ireland 2.3
Assistance for integration into their social and working environment of migrant workers and their families, provided by the Community Relations Commission, the Race Relations Board, and under Section 11 of the Local Government Act 1966 and the Home Office's Urban Programme 11.9

The preparation of applications for assistance from the Regional Development Fund has begun.

House adjourned at nine minutes past nine o'clock.