§ Mr. Kirkwood
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the extra resources which will be granted to Hawick as a result of inclusion in the first round of Scottish Enterprise's small town initiative. 
§ Mr. Kynoch
The expenditure on projects and programmes to benefit Hawick in the context of the small towns initiative have yet to be finalised. At this stage, it is not possible to determine the extent of any additional resources which may be required.