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Volume 886: debated on Thursday 13 February 1975

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asked the Seretary of State for Industry if he will appoint regional economic advisers for Scotland,

1972–731973–741974–75 (up to 31st December 1974)
NumberValue (£'000)NumberValue (£'000)NumberValue (£'000)
Industry Act 1972: Section 7
Removal Grants24208991,170871,957
Service Industry Removal Grants23470562,311
Local Employment Act 1972: Section 4
Removal Grants591,51511718
Removal grants under Section 7 of the Industry Act 1972 superseded those previously available under Section 4 of the Local Employment Act 1972. Service industry removal grants were introduced on 13th June 1973.

asked the Secretary of State for Industry how many companies have qualified for removal grants to Wales in each of the last five years.

1970–711971–721972–731973–741974–75 (up to 31st December 1974)
NumberValue (£'000)NumberValue (£'000)NumberValue (£'000)NumberValue (£'000)NumberValue (£'000)
Local Employment Acts 1960 to 1972:
Removal Grants1038616252168625464
Section 7, Industry Act 1972:
Removal Grants6182231213200
Service Industry
Removal Grants515513160