HC Deb 17 July 2003 vol 409 c507W
Mr. Denis Murphy

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many applications have been received in respect of Coal Investment Aid; from which companies the applications were received; how many applications have been successful; and what aid was awarded in respect of each of the applications. [126726]

Mr. Timms

The deadline for applications for support under the first period of Coal Investment Aid is 31 July 2003. The details supplied at Section 9 of each application received, which includes the name of the applicant, a description of the project and the amount of money applied for, will be posted on the website— www.dti.uk/energy/coal/invest_aid—in early August. This information will be updated in due course to indicate which applications have been successful and what aid has been awarded. One application has been received to date.