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Volume 893: debated on Friday 13 June 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade if he will show, for each year since the implementation of the Development of Tourism Act 1968, the amount of finance that has been allocated for expenditure on approved projects in development areas under Section 4; and what were the corresponding amounts for the South-West Development Area.

The annual Estimates provisions from 1971–72, when allocations began, up to 1975–76, have been as follows:

English Tourist BoardScottish Tourist BoardWales Tourist Board
No separate allocations are made to particular development areas, or parts of development areas.My right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland and my right hon. and learned Friend the Secretary of State for Wales are, of course, responsible for the Scottish and Wales Tourist Boards respectively, but I am replying on their behalf.