§ Mr. Flynn
To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many applications have been received to date for support under(a) the environmental management options scheme, (b) the environmental technology innovation scheme and (c) the Euro-environ programme; and if he will indicate the sectors of industry from which applications have been received to date.
§ Mr. Lilley
I am pleased to say that, as at 1 May 1991 my Department has received 229 applications under the environmental management options scheme: 59 involving United Kingdom companies under the Euro-environ scheme and 170 under the environmental technology630W innovation scheme which is a joint DTI/DOE scheme. Applications have been received from over 20 different product sectors with some covering more than one sector, such as soil remediation, waste and water treatment, chemicals and domestic waste.