HC Deb 30 January 1987 vol 109 c423W
Mr. MacKenzie

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much financial assistance was given to tobacco companies under the various industry Acts in England, Scotland and Wales, respectively, in the last calendar year for which figures are available.

Mr. Giles Shaw

The following assistance has been provided under the Industrial Development Act 1982 (as amended) to tobacco companies in England, Scotland and Wales in the calendar year to 31 December 1986:

Regional Selective Assistance

  • Section 7
    • A single grant of £200,000 made to a company in Scotland (no payments were made to tobacco companies in England and Wales).
  • Section 8
    • No payments made.
  • New Regional Development Grant
    • No payments made.
  • Old Regional Development Grant
    • No separate details available.

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