HC Deb 29 June 1984 vol 62 c531W
Mr. Bulmer

asked the Secretary of State for Wales what help has been extended to the carpet industry in Wales in each of the last three years; and in what form it was given.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

Taking together the financial years 1981–82, 1982–83 and 1983–84, offers of regional selective assistance made by my Department amounting to £1.6 million were accepted by companies in the carpet industry in Wales. This assistance was in the form of grants under Section 7 of the Industrial Development Act 1982. For reasons of commercial confidentiality, details for the individual years cannot be disclosed.

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