§ Mr. David Watkins
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will now extend the 1 August deadline for projects seeking regional development grants in cases where shortage of special steel parts will prevent completion by the deadline.
§ Mr. David Mitchell
: I refer the hon. Member to the reply which I gave to my hon. Friend the Member for Macclesfield (Mr. Winterton) on 21 May 1980.—[Vol. 985, c. 238.]