HC Deb 11 March 1988 vol 129 cc369-70W
Mr. Page

To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what financial support he is offering to the regional development organisations in England in 1988–89.

Mr. Atkins

I have offered the five English regional development organisations nearly £2.8 million in grant-aid for inward investment promotion programmes for 1988–89, over £280,000 more than in 1987–88. I have allocated the grant-aid as

Mr. Peter Walker

Futher to the reply of 9 April 1987, at columns369–70, total European regional development fund granted to Clwyd during the calendar year 1987 was £7.5 million (quota). Details of other EC grants and loans to Clwyd in 1987 are not readily available.