§ Mr. Blunt
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what discussions she has had within the European Commission about compliance with European state aid rules in relation to payments made to(a) LG Electronics and (b) LG Semiconductors for their operations in Newport, South Wales. 419W
§ Alan Johnson
The Department, working closely with the Welsh Assembly Government, is in on-going contact with the European Commission on various aspects of these projects.