§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the amount spent by the Scottish Office in regional selective assistance for each financial year since 1979–80. 
§ Mr. Kynoch
[holding answer 23 May 1995]: The available information relates to payments to companies with projects in Scotland. For earlier years, this is published in the Scottish Economic Bulletin, copies of which are available in the Library. Expenditure in 1994–95 amounted to £77.1 million.