§ Mr. Dunnachie
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will detail the representations that have been made to the European Community by his office in order to ensure that the provisions of Community regulations on additionality are fully met in respect of RECHAR programmes in eastern and western Scotland; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Allan Stewart
[holding answer 8 March 1991]: My office has made no representations to the European Commission on this matter. However, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry has written to the European Commission on the question of additionality and RECHAR.