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South Africa

Volume 80: debated on Friday 14 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will set out details of all trade missions financed in whole or in part by his Department which have visited South Africa since 1979.

Details of the sponsoring organisations, the cost to BOTB, and the number of participants taking part in BOTB supported outward missions to South Africa are:

SponsorGrant (£)Participants
1979
Walsall Chamber of Commerce
& Industry4.48512
Engineering Industries
Association3,45010
South Bucks & East Berks
Chamber of Commerce &
Industry5,17514
Sheffield Chamber of
Commerce7,24520
East London & South West
Essex Export Club4,48512
Scottish Council Development
& Industry7,24520
Conventry Chamber of
Commerce & Industry3,4509
Agricultural Engineers
Association Ltd.2,7606
Leicester and Coventry
Chamber of Commerce3,79510
Manchester Chamber of
Commerce & Industry2,7607
Birmingham Chamber of
Industry & Commerce6,55518
Dundee & Tayside Chamber of
Commerce and Industry6,21017
British Ceramic Plant &
Machinery Manufacturers
Association3,45010
Engineering Industries
Association6.55518
67,620183
1980
Engineering Industries
Association4,83013
Bristol Chamber of Commerce,
Industry & Shipping4,83013
London Chamber of Commerce
& Industry3,1058
Worcester & District Chamber
of Commerce4,14011
Scottish Council Development
and Industry5,17514
Publishers Association4,48512
Nottinghamshire Chamber of
Commerce & Industry4,48513
British Stationery & Office
Products Federation5,52015
Birmingham Chamber of
Industry & Commerce4,83013
Engineering & Building Centre6,90019
Engineering Industries
Association7,24520
55,545151
1981
Engineering Industries
Association6,90019
Society of Motor Manufacturers
and Traders Ltd.6,90019
South Wales Exporters Club7,24520
Worcester & District Chamber
of Commerce5,86516
Scottish Council Development
& Industry8,71520
Sheffield Chamber of
Commerce7,05516
Export Council for the British
Jewellery & Giftware
Federation3,7359

Sponsor

Grant (£)Participants
Bristol Chamber of Commerce,
Industry and Shipping9,96023
Export Association of
Nottingham4,98011
Birmingham Chamber of
Industry & Commerce9,13021
Manchester Chamber of
Commerce & Industry10,79025
Dundee & Tayside Chamber of
Commerce & Industry8,71520
Engineering & Building Centre7,88518
Engineering Industries
Association7,88518
Walsall Chamber of Commerce
& Industry7,88518
113,645273

1982

Engineering Industries
Association9,13021
Coventry Chamber of
Commerce & Industry9,96023
Thames Export Club8,68519
Association of British
Manufacturers of
Photographic Cine & Audio
Visual Equipment4,98011
Export Council for the British
Jewellery and Giftware
Federation4,56511
Worcester & District Chamber
of Commerce2.07510
Scottish Council Development
& Industry7,47017
Engineering Industries
Association7,88518
Birmingham Chamber of
Industry & Commerce7,05516
Engineering & Building Centre4,98021
Derby & Derbyshire Chamber
of Commerce4,56511
Wolverhampton Chamber of
Commerce7,05516
Engineering Industries
Association5,76012
Society of Motor Manufacturers
& Traders Ltd.8,16016
92,325222

1983

Engineering Industries
Association5,76012
South Bucks & East Berks
Chamber of Commerce and
& Industry5,28010
Association of British Mining
Equipment Companies2,88015
Walsall Chamber of Commerce
& Industry10,56021
Federation of Sussex Industries10,56021
Coventry Chamber of
Commerce & Industry8,64017
Sheffield Chamber of
Commerce12,96026
Engineering Industries
Association5,28011
Bristol Chamber of Commerce,
Industry & Shipping9,12018
Scottish Council Development
& Industry10,08020

Birmingham Chamber of
Industry & Commerce7,68015
Manchester Chamber of
Commerce & Industry10,56021
Dundee & Tayside Chamber of
Commerce12.48025
South Wales Exporters Club6,24012
Engineering Industries
Association9,60019
127,680263

1984

Leicester & County Chamber
of Commerce & Industry8.64017
Engineering Industries
Association9,60019
Society of Motor Manufacturers
and Traders7,68015
Merseyside Chamber of
Commerce12,48025
Federation of Sussex Industries7,20014
Worcester & Hereford Area
Chamber of Commerce11,52023
Coventry Chamber of
Commerce & align="right">10,08020
Scottish Council Development
& Industry8,64017
Agricultural Engineers
Association Ltd.4,8009
London Chamber of Commerce
& Industry7,68015
Engineering Industries
Association5,28011
Birmingham Chamber of
Industry & Commerce11,04022
Sheffield Chamber of
Commerce8,64017
Engineering Industries
Association13,92028
127,200252

1985*

Engineering Industries
Association Ltd.12,48025
Dorset Chamber of Commerce
&Industry7,20014
Bristol Chamber of Commerce
& Industry9,60019
Federation of Sussex Industries7.20014
36,48072

* Up to 31 March.

Note:

Due to a clerical error, the total number of missions supported for 1979 was incorrectly) stated in my answers of 3 April and 21 May 1985 to the hon Member for Sheffield Central The total number of missions was 14 and not 13 as stated This affects the total financial expenditure for 1979 and 1980