§ Mr. Milburn
To ask the President of the Board of Trade (1) if he will list those projects in privatised companies which have received European social fund support since privatisation indicating(a) the level of funding and (b) the dates when it was received. 
(2) if he will list those public projects which received European social fund support and were subsequently privatised over the last 10 years, indicating (a) the level of funding and (b) the dates when it was received. 
§ Mr. Page
[holding answer 1 May 1995]: European social fund grant applications from the following privatised companies within my Department's area of responsibility have been approved. The grants were for vocational training, guidance and counselling, and 135W employment support projects. The information relate to projects approved from 1990. Data for the years before 1990 could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.
Grant approved £ Year Jaguar cars 217,708 1990 British Aerospace Dynamics Ltd. 175,341 1990 British Aerospace (Military Aircraft) Ltd. 23,353 1990 Rolls Royce plc 241,725 1990