§ Mr. Bermingham
To ask the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster if he will list the number of shipbuilding intervention fund subsidies paid under sixth directive rules in Great Britain in each of the last five years.
§ Mr. Atkins
The sixth directive on aid to shipbuilding came into effect on 1 January 1987. Since then, the following offers of assistance have been made to shipyards in Great Britain:
Number and Type of Vessel I British Shipbuilders (i) Appledore Ferguson 1 Dredger Shipbuilders Ltd. 1 Ferry II Private Sector (i) Cochrane Shipbuilders Ltd. 2 Tugs 1 Product Tanker (ii) Richard Dunston (Hessle) Ltd. 1 Tug (iii) Fairey Marinteknik (UK) Ltd. 1 Ferry (iv) McTay Marine 1 Fishing Boat (v) Richards (Shipbuilders) Ltd. 1 Fishing Boat