§ Mr. Freeman
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what grants under section 8 of the Industry Act 1972 have been made since that date in the borough of Kettering.
§ Mr. Trippier
The total assistance which has been offered under section 8 of the Industry Act 1972 and the Industrial Development Act 1982 (which consolidated the earlier legislation and subsequent amendments) to firms in the borough of Kettering is approximately £1.2 million. This total comprises offers made under the following section 8 schemes:
£000 Investment Incentive Scheme for the UK Instrumentation and Automation Industry 59 Clothing Industry Scheme 135 Energy Conservation Scheme 6 Ferrous Foundary Industry Scheme 24 Footwear Manufacturing Industry Scheme 470 Computer-Aided Design and Test Equipment Support 35 Machine Tool Industry Scheme 57 Assistance to the Non-Ferrous Foundary Industry 55 Assistance to the Printing Machinery Industry 254 Redmeat Slaughterhouse Industry Scheme 13 Small Engineering Firms Investment Scheme 21 Small Engineering Firms Investment Scheme (2) 90