HC Deb 21 July 1975 vol 896 cc85-6W
Mr. Nicholas Edwards

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will tabulate for each year since 1964 the total value of regional aid paid to firms operating in Wales, distinguishing between the different types of aid, and showing the total for each year as a percentage of total regional aid for the whole of Great Britain in that year.

Mr. Alec Jones

The information is readily available only for the Welsh Development area and for the period 1964–1965 to 1973–1974 which is given in the table below.

were appointed as ad hoc planning inspectors to conduct public inquiries in Wales in 1974.

Mr. Alec Jones

None in 1974; one has so far been appointed this year.