HC Deb 11 June 1979 vol 968 c74W
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:

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.