§ 18. Mrs. Virginia Bottomley
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement about the outcome of trade missions arranged by the Industrial Development Board in 1985–86.
§ Dr. Boyson
During 1985–86 the industrial development board arranged five trade missions to Europe and north America. Orders received by companies participating in these missions amounted to £1.5 million, and further orders with an anticipated value of around £8 million are expected.