HC Deb 03 March 1977 vol 927 c310W
Mr. Cowans

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what was the amount of regional aid per head of population in the following areas (a)the North-East of England and (b)Scotland for the years from 1970 to date.

Mr. Cryer

Expenditure on regional preferential assistance to industry in the northern development area and in Scotland is estimated as follows:

Mr. Dan Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will publish the amount of regional development grant paid in Scotland, Wales and northern England over the last four years; and what this represents per head of population.

Mr. Alan Williams

The information is as follows:

Mr. Les Huckfield

The hon. Member should write direct to the BSC for this information.