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Wimpey Construction Company

Volume 933: debated on Monday 13 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what grants have been made by his Department or contracts awarded by his Department for public works in Scotland to the Wimpey Construction Company and its subsidiaries; and what was the value of such grants or contracts for the past two years.

From the inquiries which have been made in the time available, there is no record of my right hon.

variety of assumptions to be made, including some on matters which are within the discretion of local authorities, such as relative rent and rate fund contributions. Subject to this, the estimates are as follows:

Friend the Secretary of State for Scotland's Departments having paid any grants or awarded any contracts for public works to these companies in the past two years. An exhaustive check would involve disproportionate expense and effort.