HC Deb 17 November 1981 vol 13 cc74-5W
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
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.