§ Mr. Galbraith
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, pursuant to his answer of 14 March 1996,Official Report, column 730, what financial assistance for Highlands and Islands Enterprise in respect of the establishment of a new visitor uplift facility will be paid to (a) Cairngorm Chairlift Company and (b) Cairngorm Railway Company; and if any moneys given to the chairlift company can subsequently be transferred to the railway company. 
§ Mr. Kynoch
The availability of financial assistance from Highlands and Islands Enterprise for the establishment of a new visitor uplift facility at Cairngorm has yet to be determined. I understand that the application for such financial assistance has ben made by the Cairngorm Chairlift Company Ltd; and it would be customary for any assistance awarded to be payable to the applicant. Any such assistance would be required to be used for the purposes specified in the application.