HC Deb 24 April 1978 vol 948 c452W
Mr. Bulmer

asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he will list the grants that may be available to manufacturing companies outside the assisted areas.

Mr. Cryer

, pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 21st April 1978], gave the following information:

The following schemes under Section 8 of the Industry Act 1972 are currently available for support to projects outside assisted areas:

  1. (a) Under the selective investment scheme interest relief grants may be negotiated in each case as the minimum necessary for projects greater than £0.5 million where an improvement in nature, scale or timing will result;
  2. (b) there are a range of percentage grants under industry schemes: