HC Deb 28 October 1987 vol 121 c292W
26. Mr. Hind

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what was the total of regional development arid selective assistance grants awarded to north-west firms in 1986–87.

Mr. Atkins

The value of applications for new regional development grant approved to north-west firms in 1986–87 was £37.9 million and the value of offers of regional selective assistance grants accepted by north-west firms in 1986.87 was £41.6 million. In addition, £82.9 million was paid in 1986–87 to north-west firms in respect of applications received under the old regional development grant scheme.