§ 55. Mr. McMaster
asked the Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development how much is 49W being, or was, spent by Her Majesty's Government on industrial development schemes in Scotland on the north-east coast and in Northern Ireland, respectively, in the current year and in each of the past five years.
§ Mr. Heath
The following are the amounts of assistance offered, excluding offers which have been declined, under the Distribution of Industry Acts, the Local Employment Acts, and the Fort William Pulp and Paper Mills Act for projects in Scotland and the north east of England during each of the past five financial years. Assistance to projects in Northern Ireland is the responsibility of the Northern Ireland Government.
£ million Scotland N.E. England 1959–60 … … 6.0 1.0 1960–61 … … 22.2 2.1 1961–62 … … 15.0 1.4 1962–63 … … 4.5 4.5 1963–64 … … 24.1 10.8