HL Deb 05 December 1984 vol 457 c1440WA
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.

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