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Ulster Crystal Ltd

Volume 940: debated on Monday 28 November 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what grants were made available to Ulster Crystal for the purposes of opening a factory in West Belfast; and on what dates they were made.

Grant aid under the Industries Development Acts (Northern Ireland) 1966 and 1971 was made available to Ulster Crystal Ltd. in 1974 to assist with the establishment of a lead crystal factory at Kennedy Way, Belfast. Further assistance has been provided under the Industries Development (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 and by the Northern Ireland Department of Manpower Services under its various training schemes during the period from 1975 to 1977.It is not the practice to disclose details of the amount of assistance provided to firms in the private sector.