§ 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. 
§ 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.