§ Mr. John Evans
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will list all the firms within the Newton parliamentary constituency that have received financial assistance under sections 7 and 8 of the Industry Act 1972 since 1974, indicating the amount that each firm has received.
§ Mr. David Mitchell
Lists of individual firms receiving selective assistance are published quarterly inTrade and Industry in accordance with arrangements announced in the House on 31 July 1974. The lists exclude cases where assistance is below the prescribed minima; where no payment has so far been made; or where the offer was made before 31 July 1974.
The following offers under section 7 had been published under these arrangements up to 31 March 1979 in respect of projects in that part of the Newton constituency formed by the Newton, Golbourne and Irlam employment office areas:
SECTION 7 Name of Company and Value of Offer £ Rexpak (Dart Industries Ltd.) 34,000 Royles Ltd 91,650 Welsh Brothers Fabrications Ltd. 2,782 Neetalows Plastics Ltd. 18,400 Worsley Fabrications Ltd. 8,880 Sanwood Developments Ltd. 6,000
No offers were published under section 8.