§ Mr. Fatchett
To ask the Secretary of State for the Environment, pursuant to his answer of 24 February, if he will set out, for each year since the establishment of the Leeds development corporation, the figures provided by the economic consultants; and if he will place in the Library a copy of each report prepared by the economic consultants.
§ Mr. Key
The net gain in employment figures provided by the economic consultants for each year since the establishment of Leeds development corporation is as follows:
Number 1988–89 2,007 1989–90 3,234 1990–91 621
The reports prepared by the consultants contain information which is commercial-in-confidence. If the hon. Member wishes to discuss the details further he should contact the chairman of the development corporation direct.