HC Deb 22 July 1986 vol 102 c178W
47. Mr. Bellingham

asked the Paymaster General if he will give the up-to-date position on the number of local enterprise agencies.

Mr. Trippier

There are currently 342 local enterprise agencies throughout the United Kingdom, of which 261 are approved under the terms of the Finance Act 1982 which allows business sector sponsors tax relief on their contributions to such bodies.