HC Deb 29 October 1992 vol 212 c804W
16. Mr. Bellingham

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans he has further to boost the small firms sector.

Mr. Atkins

LEDU, the small business agency, is currenty implementing its strategy for the period up to 1994 and has introduced recently a number of new programmes which are aimed at improving competitiveness and growth in the small firms sector. In December it will launch a further major initiative in the business growth and development programme.