§ Mr. Grylls
asked the Secretary of State for Industry, further to his reply to the hon. Member for Surrey, North-West on 16th November concerning the sector working party on the electrical components industry, if he will state whether the Department intends introducing a new investment scheme under Section 8 of the Industry Act, whereby selective financial support, covering development through to product launch, can be given to priority product areas.
Mr. Alan Williams
A scheme to assist the electronic components industry under Section 8 of the Industry Act was announced on 24th January 1977. Details of the scheme are in the Library of the House.