§ Mr. Frank Field
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what is the total value of grants and loans that authorities in the Wirral and Chester travel-to-work area have received since 1984; how much of this money has been regional selective aSsistance, regional enterprise grants, regional development grants, expenditure by the English Industrial Estates Corporation or other sources; or if he will provide the information by local authority.
§ Mr. Sainsbury
[holding answer 3 November 1992]: No grants and/or loans made by the Department to 835W authorities in the Wirral and Chester travel-to-work area take the form of regional selective assistance, regional enterprise grants and/or regional development grants.836W
Information on any other form of grants or loans by my Department to such authorities could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.