§ 27. Mr. Mark Robinson
To ask the President of the Board of Trade what support his Department provides for businesses in the south-west. 
§ Mr. Nelson
My Department provides a wide range of services for businesses in the south west, including Business Links, a competitive advisory board and two regional supply offices. In addition, £14.4 million of regional selective assistance has been offered to companies in the south-west generating over £104 million of investment and 3,000 jobs.