§ Mr. Donohoe
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the number of grants of regional selective assistance made to Scottish companies and the number of companies involved for each financial year since 1979–80. 
§ Mr. Kynoch
[holding answer 23 May 1995]: The available information relates to payments to companies with projects to 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.