§ Sir Anthony Meyer
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what was the regional breakdown within the United Kingdom of loans received from the European Investment Bank in 1980.
§ Mr. Bruce-Gardyne
Loans granted by the European Investment Bank for projects in each member State of the European Community are detailed in the EIB' s annual reports. The regional breakdown for 1980 as indicated by the 1980 annual report, is as follows:
Region £ million England North-East — North 27.3 North-West 96 South-East 3 South-West 6
Region £ million Yorkshire and Humberside 18.8 Northern Ireland 49 Scotland 125.7 Wales 16 Other* 75.5 Total 417.3 * Includes projects covering more than one region.