HC Deb 20 May 1992 vol 208 c158W
Mr. Harvey

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will employ criteria other than travel-to-work areas in reviewing assisted area boundaries; and if he will take account of unemployment blackspots.

Mr. Sainsbury

[holding answer 19 May 1992]: The Government announced before the election that a review of the assisted areas map would be conducted early in this Parliament. We are now considering how to take this forward and looking at the criteria to be applied. I hope to make an announcement on this shortly.

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