§ Mr. Barry Jones
asked the Secretary of State for Wales how many steering location inquiries have been received for the county of Clwyd and the Deeside travel-to-work area by his Department in the last 12 months; and what, in the same period of time, was the total number of inquiries for Wales as a whole.
§ Mr. John Stradling Thomas
In the last 12 months, 100 inquiries have been dealt with in respect of Clwyd resulting in 62 visits by prospective investors in the county. The Deeside travel-to-work area received 73 enquiries and 35 visits. The all-Wales figures for the same period were 409 inquiries and 256 visits. These figures include inquiries and visits handled by WINvest since its establishment on 1 April 1983.