§ 22. Mrs. Maureen Hicks
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will give details of his Department's grants to businesses in the west midlands to date in the current year.
§ Mr. Douglas Hogg
Up to the end of June, my Department had made payments of grant to businesses in the west midlands of £15.84 million, mainly in the form of regional selective assistance, support to research and development and assisted consultancy under the enterprise initiative.