HC Deb 18 February 1987 vol 110 c626W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what level of industrial aid has been given to the north-west of England in the last 12 months.

Mr. Giles Shaw

Under the major schemes of financial assistance available from this Department, the total amount paid to companies and businesses in the northwest from 1 February 1986 to 31 January 1987 was £136.4 million.