HC Deb 30 July 1982 vol 28 c816W
Mr. Prescott

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment if he will publish such information as is available to him as to the estimates of expenditure by local authorities on industrial promotion and financial assistance for attracting industry for the last two financial years.

Mr. King

Following is the available information:

Local Authority Revenue and Capital Expenditure
£ million
1979–80 1980–81
(i) Industrial estates and industrial development 115 167
(ii) Advances and grants for industrial and commercial enterprises 13 17