HC Deb 20 May 2004 vol 421 c1212W
David Burnside

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what the annual running costs of Invest Northern Ireland were over the last three years; and how much inward investment has been attracted and how many new jobs have been created over this period. [174720]

Mr. Gardiner

Invest NI was established on 1 April 2002. The running costs were £26.61 million for 2002–03 and £27.47 million (provisional) for 2003–04. Over the period, Invest NI has attracted 46 inward investment projects with the promise of £298.02 million of investment and 3,086 jobs.