HC Deb 29 April 1993 vol 223 c489W
Dr. Godman

To ask the President of the Board of Trade, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Bury, South (Mr. Sumberg), of 21 April,Official Report, column 119, about the change of rules governing the shipbuilding intervention fund, which took effect from 1 April, if the grant to be paid at the maximum permitted level refers to vessels under construction on 1 April as well as those to be constructed after 1 April; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Sainsbury

The concession applies only to those vessels for which offers of grant were made on or after 1 April.