HC Deb 28 April 1999 vol 330 c176W
Mr. Moore

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will list in date order since 2 May 1997 each occasion on which Scottish Office ministers have made announcements about the creation or safeguarding of jobs in Scotland indicating(a) the business and the economic sector to which it belongs, (b) its address in Scotland, (c) the number of jobs to be (i) created and (ii) safeguarded, (d) the nature of the assistance offered by the Scottish Office and other Government agencies, (e) the reference number of Scottish Office press notices issued in association with the announcement and (f) the Minister who made the announcement. [82184]

Mr. Dewar

[holding answer 26 April 1999]: News Releases issued where Ministers have made announcements about creation or safeguarding jobs are available on: 1. The Scottish office website at www.scotland.gov.uk/news/ archive.asp for all news releases issued from October 1997. All Scottish Office news releases are also available in the House of Commons Library. 2. The Locate in Scotland website www.lis.org.uk/lisnws.cfm for news releases relating to inward investment announcements from September 1997. Further information on announcements up to March 1998 is available in the Locate in Scotland Annual Review for 1997–98.

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