HC Deb 27 February 1996 vol 272 c440W
Mr. Alex Carlile

To ask the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on the practice of relocation by companies in search of grants between areas where grants are available. [16224]

Mr. Oppenheim

[holding answer 22 February 1996]: The Government's regional policy aims to attract companies to the assisted areas. However, grants are not available simply for relocation to those areas. Any assistance must normally bring about a significant net increase in employment.

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