HC Deb 19 November 1987 vol 122 c633W
Mr. Gordon Brown

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what is Her Majesty's Government's contribution to the Scottish Development Agency budget in 1986–87, 1987–88 and 1988–89 at(a) current prices and (b) constant 1987 prices.

Mr. Lang

The information for 1986–87 and 1987–88 is set out in the table:

Current prices £million 1987–88 prices £million
1986–87 89–2 93.0
1987–88 94.9 94.9

As is usual, the information about the industry programme for 1988–89 will be published in the public expenditure White Paper. Further details will be given in the Scottish commentary and in the annual Supply Estimates.