HC Deb 17 February 1986 vol 92 c20W
Mr. Gale

asked the Paymaster General if he will list the functions of the regional enterprise units.

Mr. Trippier

The main duties of the regional enterprise units can be summarised under the following broad headings: promotion of enterprise—they will act as the regional link for the enterprise and deregulation unit in spreading the message about deregulation, identifying burdens and providing a regional input to other EDU initiatives; representing and promoting the interest of small firms and developing links with small firms and small firms organisations; sponorship and funding of local enterprise agencies, including administration of the local enterprise agency grant scheme; developing links with tourist bodies and identifying obstacles to the growth of tourism at regional level.