HC Deb 14 July 1980 vol 988 c409W
Mr. Sproat

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland, further to his answer to the hon. Member for Aberdeen, South regarding the location of Scottish Development Agency offices and agencies abroad, if he will give the date when each office opened and each agency's contracts began operating, respectively; and what is the estimated cost over the current financial year of each of those offices and agencies, respectively.

Mr. Younger

The dates on which the agency's offices abroad were opened and when consultancy arrangements began operating, respectively, are as follows:


  • New York—April 1979
  • Brussels—October 1979
  • San Francisco—December 1979


  • Los Angeles—February 1979
  • Zurich—March 1979
  • Atlanta—July 1979
  • Tokyo—February 1980

I will ask the chairman to write to my hon. Friend regarding the current costs of these offices and consultancies.

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