HC Deb 29 March 2004 vol 419 cc1176-7W
Mr. Trimble

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland on how many occasions since April 2002 Invest Northern Ireland has taken equity in companies in Northern Ireland; and what the value is of equity taken by Invest Northern Ireland in companies in Northern Ireland since April 2002. [159743]

Mr. Pearson

Invest NI has taken equity investments in 38 companies since April 2002, these investments cost Invest NI £14.5 million.