HC Deb 11 January 2000 vol 342 c109W
Mrs. Browning

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will publish the gross funding allocated by the Government for the SMART budget for(a) 1997–98, (b) 1998–99 and (c) 1999–00. [103221]

Mr. Byers

[holding answer 20 December 1999]: The budgets for the SMART programme excluding the winding down of Regional Enterprise Grants and the transfer of residual commitments from the Department of Environment to DTI were as follows:

Year £ million
1997–98 23.9
1998–99 27.3
1999–2000 31.6