§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how much money has been paid out in Wales by way of interest relief grants under the selective assistance 428W provisions of the Industry Act 1972; and how many new jobs were associated with such payments.
§ Mr. John Morris
Between 1972 and March 1976. interest relief grants under Section 7 of the Industry Act 1972 amounting to some £3.23 million were paid in respect of projects in Wales. When completed, these projects are estimated to provide nearly 9,000 new jobs.