HC Deb 11 June 1997 vol 295 cc465-6W
Mr. Alan Williams

To ask the President of the Board of Trade what proposals she has to transfer to Wales and Scotland(a) powers to award or remove assisted area status and (b) powers to vary the system of selective regional aid; and if she will make a statement. [2935]

Mrs. Roche

The Government's proposals on the powers to be exercised by the new Welsh Assembly and Scottish Parliament in respect of regional assistance will be set out in White Papers to be published before the House rises for the Summer recess.