HC Deb 31 March 1994 vol 240 c960W
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.

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