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Development Assistance

Volume 959: debated on Monday 4 December 1978

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asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will list for the last financial year for which figures are available the total amounts of financial assistance available for the Welsh Development Agency and the Development Board for Rural Wales, respectively, both absolutely and per head of the insured population for the areas covered.

Following is the information for 1977–78:Welsh Development Agency: £25 million;£23 per head of the employee population of Wales.Development Board for Rural Wales: £6·65 million;£117 per head of the employee population of the Board's area.