HC Deb 03 July 1985 vol 82 c187W
38. Mr. Gerald Howarth

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether he is satisfied with the take-up of grants by small companies under the business improvement services.

Mr. Trippier

Yes. As at 31 May 1985 my Department had made 1,066 offers of grant, worth £5,977,969 in the English regions. I am very pleased with this result.