HC Deb 10 June 2002 vol 386 cc981-2W
Margaret Moran

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what moneys have been provided(a) directly and (b) via agencies for which the Department has responsibility to the Luton South constituency since 1997. [58585]

Alan Johnson

In the period January 1997 to May 2002, the Department offered £179,000 under the Regional Selective Assistance and Regional Enterprise Grant schemes to companies in Luton South.

The Department has managed central Government funding to the East of England Development Agency (EEDA) since June 2001. However, DTI do not hold detailed information about EEDA's spend at constituency level.

The Small Business Service, an executive agency of the Department of Trade and Industry, funds Bedfordshire and Luton Chamber Business Enterprise but the Department does not hold detailed information about the SBS's spend at constituency level.