§ Sir Hector Monro
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list the name and location of new industries that have been attracted to Scotland by Locate in Scotland during the last 12 months. 275W
§ Mr. Michael Forsyth
All our dealings with inward investors are undertaken on a commercially confidential basis and we do not therefore publish details of individual projects except in cases where details of the project have been announced by the company itself. The following table contains details of the new projects attracted to Scotland which have been the subject of public announcements since April 1995. A number of inward investors have of course also announced plans to expand their existing facilities in Scotland.
Date of announcement Company Location April 1995 Birkbys Plastics Ltd. Glenrothes April 1995 Patrol Manufacturing Glasgow June 1995 Selfcare Inc. Inverness July 1995 MAN Truck and Bus UK Ltd. Bellshill July 1995 PET Processors LLC Dumfries July 1995 Canon (UK) Ltd. Glenrothes August 1995 British Gas Edinburgh August 1995 National Australia Group Clydebank August 1995 BT Motherwell September 1995 Precision Tube Technology Peterhead September 1995 Bi-Link Metal Specialities Cumbernauld October 1995 Lexmark International Rosyth November 1995 Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd. Mossend November 1995 Motorola East Kilbride November 1995 Foxconn UK Ltd. Erskine February 1996 DuPont Hamilton