§ Mrs. Ellman
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what is the allocation of Objective 1 Funding per head in Merseyside for the current funding period; and what is the average figure for all European Objective 1 areas. 
§ Mrs. Beckett
Structural Funds allocations per head to Merseyside for the period 1994–99 amount to some 615 ecu (in 1998 prices), £410 using current exchange rates. The equivalent figure for all European Objective 1 areas is 1,170 ecu (£780).