§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for Industry what is the value of the eight research grants recently announced by the Commission of the EEC for work on ergonomics and rehabilitation in industry; and how much of this fund will be spent in England, Scotland and Wales. respectively.
§ Mr. Les Huckfield
I understand that the Commission has awarded grants totalling £245,635. The British Steel Corporation and the National Coal Board are to receive totals of £165,815 and £57,720 respectively, and it is for them to decide where to spend these sums. The remaining grants comprise allocations of £12,025 to Scottish and £10,075 to English recipients.