HC Deb 02 November 1989 vol 159 cc281-2W
Ms. Quin

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will supply figures on spending on investment expressed in constant value terms, for each standard planning region of the United Kingdom for every year since 1979 and for each month since 1 January.

Mr. Lilley

[holding answer 23 October 1989]: I have been asked to reply.

expenditure planned for 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91 and 1991–92 in cash and constant prices for each of his Department's regions.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

[Holding answer 30 October 1989]: The information requested in respect of the revised regional development grant scheme with regard to applications outstanding at 31 March 1988, the number of those processed by 30 September 1989 and the amount approved to date on those applications, is as follows:

The information is not available in the form requested. However current price estimates of regional investment by selected industries and by the Government are published annually in Economic Trends. The latest published figures may be found in Economic Trends No. 421, November 1988 pages 97 and 98: a copy is available in the Library. Constant price estimates are not made because there are no regional price indices.