§ 32. Mr. Fallon
asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster how much industrial support has been given by Her Majesty's Government to the northern region since 1983.
§ Mr. Atkins
The amount of industrial support made available to the northern region by way of regional grant and assistance from my Department since 1983 is £659 million. Industry in the region has also received support directly and indirectly from many other Government programmes.