HC Deb 10 December 1991 vol 200 c373W
Mr. William Powell

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will list those companies in the Corby area which have qualified for regional selective assistance in the last five years, and the value of regional selective assistance for each year since 1985–86.

Mr. Leigh

In the period 1 April 1986 to 31 March 1991 the following companies in the Corby travel-to-work area accepted offers of regional selective assistance:

  • Advanced Textile Printers plc
  • Alfred Englemann Ltd.
  • Austin Productions Ltd.
  • Cheminex Laboratories Ltd.
  • Du Bois Ltd.
  • Ion Deposition Ltd.
  • Johnson and Jorgensen (Plastics) Ltd.
  • Lincolt Ltd.
  • NCT and S Ltd.
  • Oxford University Press
  • Sias Foods (UK) Ltd.
  • Solway Foods Ltd.
  • Taurostone Ltd.
  • Tradesource Ltd.
  • Weldon Stone Enterprises Ltd.

The list is limited to those companies where details of their projects were publicised in "British Business" until 29 September 1989 and thereafter in the "Employment Gazette".

The table shows the value of regional selective assistance—RSA—accepted by companies in the Corby travel-to-work area since 1985–86:

Year Value of RSA accepted £000
1985–86 1,816
1986–87 1,007
1987–88 388
1988–89 750
1989–90 312
1990–91 50