§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what is the amount of money spent on regional development grants in Wales for the last financial year.
Mr. Alan Williams
During the financial year 1975–76 regional development grants totalling £47,052,000 were paid in respect of assisted areas in Wales. Of this total, £36,152,000 was for plant and machinery and £10,900,000 for buildings and works. Further details will be published shortly in the annual report for the year ended 31st March 1976.