HC Deb 04 December 1991 vol 200 c178W
Ms. Quin

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will make a statement on the implementation in the United Kingdom to date of the EC's RENAVAL programme.

Mr. Leigh

Programmes of RENAVAL grants are currently in operation in Tyne and Wear—which has received over £23 million of European regional development fund grant—Plymouth—over £11 million—and Middlesbrough and Langbaurgh—over £4 million. Programmes for Strathclyde, Fife, and the districts of Wirral and Sefton on Merseyside have been applied for and are expected to be approved by the Commission to start soon.