asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he has to give funds to the British Youth Council in Scotland; what funds were given by his Department last year; how much he proposes for this year; and if he will make a statement.
Grants totalling £5,473 were paid to the British Youth Council (Scotland) in 1979–80, and the council has accepted an offer of grant not exceeding £13,400 in 1980–81. The payment of grants in future years will depend on various factors including the ability of the council to raise funds from other sources and to achieve the aims set out in its constitution.
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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what was the expenditure on attracting foreign manufacturing investment to Scotland in 1977, 1978 and 1979.
Details of expenditure on regional selective financial assistance offered by the Scottish economic planning department under section 7 of the Industry Act 1972 to foreign companies undertaking manufacturing investment in Scotland are set out below: