HC Deb 09 November 1979 vol 973 cc344-5W
Mr. Alec Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will provide a detailed table breaking down the figure of £64 million for 1979–80 estimated to be spent in Wales on trade, industry and employment and a comparable table for the figure of £48.3 million for 1980–81, both figures published in the Welsh Office press release issued in connection with the White Paper on public expenditure, Cmnd. 7746, dated 1 November 1979.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

Final details of the distribution of the planned provision for 1980–81 have not yet been decided. The breakdown of the figure of £64 million for 1979–80 is as follows:

£ million at 1979 survey prices
Selective financial assistance 5.6
Development Board for Rural Wales 9.4
Welsh Development Agency 45.0
Wales Tourist Board 3.3
Employment; central & misc. services 0.7

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