Mr. John D. Taylor
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland when he last promoted Northern Ireland business and industry in(a) Scotland and (b) the Republic of Ireland.
§ Mr. Tim Smith
The Industrial Development Board for Northern Ireland assisted 40 local companies to take part in a Europartenariat business-to-business event at the Scottish exhibition and conference centre in Glasgow on 13 and 14 December 1993.
The most recent business promotion event in the Republic of Ireland was a joint IDB—Irish Trade Board sub-contract exhibition aimed at promoting products sourced in Ireland, north and south; this was held on 17 November 1993 in Dublin.