HC Deb 27 May 1993 vol 225 cc705-6W
Mr. Wigley

To ask the Secretary of State for Wales what were the numbers and value of offers of(a) regional selective assistance and (b) regional enterprise grants in Wales in 1991–92 and 1992–93 and the forecast outturn for 1993–94; and if he will list (i) the number of applications, (ii) the associated project costs and (iii) the amount of grant paid.

Income support for mortgage interest
1989 1990 1991 1992
Total claimants (rounded to nearest thousand)1 22,000 26,000 27,000 34,000
Average weekly payment (£)1 19.23 23.58 34.80 33.67
Annual payment (£) 22,400,000 31,300,000 48,900,000 59,000,000
1 At May.

Source: Income Support Statistics Annual Enquiries (Department of Social Security).

Mr. David Hunt

This information is published annually in the Welsh Office departmental report, the Welsh Office appropriation accounts and the Industrial Development Act 1982 annual report. Copies are available in the Library of the House.

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