§ Lord Hylton
asked Her Majesty's Government:
What total payments were made from the European Social Fund to projects in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales and England respectively in each of the last three years.
§ Lord Young of Graffham
Payments in any year may result from allocations made in that and in previous years. Receipts are not analysed on a regional basis and allocations were not so analysed until 1983. In 1983 a breakdown of allocations from the Social Fund was estimated as follows. Full results are not yet available for 1984.
£million 1983 Northern Ireland 53.6 Scotland 49.1 Wales 25.5 England 157.0 Schemes in Great Britain which cannnot be broken down. 35.7 Total 320.9