§ Mr. Campbell-Savours
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what was the total number and value of offers of regional assistance made to companies in west Cumbria travel-to-work areas, in Cumbria as a whole, in the north-west region and in the northern region for the last month for which statistics are available.
§ Mr. Trippier
In November 1984, 20 offers of assistance totalling £1.44 million were made under section 7 of the Industrial Development Act 1982 towards projects in the north-west region. Of these one offer totalling £45,000 was made in the west Cumbria travel-to-work area but not other offers were made to companies in Cumbria. 13 offers totalling £2.40 million were made towards projects in the north-east region.