Mr. Robert Ainsworth
To ask the President of the Board of Trade when the Government office for the west midlands plans to reply to the letter sent by the hon. Member for Coventry, North-East regarding an inquiry into grants made to Delphi Packard on 8 November. 
§ Mr. Greg Knight
[holding answer 10 December 1996]: I wrote to the hon. Member on Monday 16 December.