HC Deb 06 April 1977 vol 929 cc555-6W
Mr. Hurd

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what are the total sums in grants and loans which British interests have (a) been promised and (b) received from the following EEC institutions since 1st January 1973: the Regional Develop-

£ million
Loans Grants received Grants committed
Regional Development Fund 99.9 49.0
European Social Fund 63.1 159.7
European Coal and Steel Community:
Steel 467.7 * 10.0
Coal 178.8 13.3 28.6
European Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund:
Guidance section 20.3 63.9
Guarantee section 844.9 844.9†
European Investment Bank 599.0
* Information on grants received is not available.
† Grants committed are the same as grants received.

present, one, two, three and four children, respectively;

(2) what would be the value currently in real terms of an income of £10,000 a year in 1974, after taking into account income tax, family allowance and national insurance contributions of a man who has now and had then one, two, three and four children, respectively.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

The information is as follows.

ment Fund, the Social Fund, the European Coal and Steel Community, the Agricultural Guidance and Guarantee Fund and the European Investment Bank.

Mr. Robert Sheldon

The amounts of grants and loans which have been received by or committed to the United Kingdom since our entry into the European Communities are as follows: