§ Q48. Mr. Henderson
asked the Prime Minister if she has any plans to transfer responsibility for administration of regional development grants in Scotland to the Scottish Office
§ The Prime Minister
To ensure consistency of treatment of all applicants, the Department of Industry is at present responsible for the administration of the regional development grants scheme throughout Great Britain. The Government are still considering the recommendation from the Committee on Scottish Affairs that administration of the scheme in Scotland should be transferred to the Scottish Economic Planning Department.