§ 10. Mr. Dormand
asked the Secretary of State for Energy what number of projects have been offered assistance under the coal firing scheme; how many of that number were offered the full 25 per cent. grant; how many applications were rejected; and whether he will make a statement.
§ Mr. David Hunt
A total of 624 projects have been offered assistance under the coal firing scheme, of which 481 were offered full 25 per cent. grants; a total of 413 applications were rejected or withdrawn before or after grant was offered.
The scheme will close to new applications made after 30 June 1987.