HC Deb 11 February 1977 vol 925 cc886-7W
Mr. Kenneth Clarke

asked the Secretary of State for Industry when he expects a decision from the European Commission on the Government's scheme to aid instrumentation and automation equipment.

Mr. Alan Williams

Under Article 93(2) procedure, member States were invited to submit their comments on the United Kingdom scheme to the Commission by early February. Her Majesty's Government will do their utmost to expedite any subsequent consultation which may be necessary.