HC Deb 30 March 1979 vol 965 cc385-6W
Mr. Tim Renton

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what was the increase in productivity in the United Kingdom at January of the current year, expressed as a percentage in real terms over January 1974.

Mr. Les Huckfield

Information is available, as output per head, on a quarterly basis only, the most recent period' being the third quarter of 1978. This temporary attachment to the Department of personnel from the organisations concerned.

The grants will continue to be limited by the ability of the organisations concerned to raise £1 locally for each £2 provided as grant-in-aid by my Department.