§ Mr. Nicholls
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what support the Government provides in the form of(a) regional grant and (b) other measures to IBM UK. 
§ Mr. Caborn
Since May 1997, IBM UK has received Regional Selective Assistance for new investment in Great Britain and assistance from the Renfrewshire Enterprise Company for training associated with that investment.
As an inward investor, IBM has also received advice from Invest UK and Locate in Scotland concerning their activities in the UK.