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Regional Aid (Humberside)

Volume 116: debated on Monday 11 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how much has been made available, and to how many firms, in regional aid to industry in (a) the Grimsby travel-to-work area, (b) South Humberside and (c) Humberside entire in each year since 1978.

Figures for the four main components of regional aid to these areas are as follows:

(1) Old regional development grants: payments over £25,000 1978–87
Amount paid £000's)
(a) Grimsby travel-to-work area
1978–791,855
1979–801,315
1980–812,137
1981–823,307
1982–832,308
1983–842,517
1984–853,806
1985–861,219
1986–874,136
(b) South Humberside
1978–794,968
1979–802,467
1980–814,705
1981–826,597
1982–8312,046
1983–8411,441
1984–8511,469
1985–864,117
1986–877,895
(c) Humberside
1978–7911,355
1979–806,304
1980–8110,321
1981–8218,152
1982–8319,988
1983–8416,539
1984–8516,222
1985–867,171
1986–8711,264
New regional development grants: value of grants offered 29 November 1984–31 March 1987
Number of OffersAmount offered (£000's)
(a) Grimsby Travel to Work AreaNilNil
(b) South Humberside:
1984–852130
1985–861427,552
1986–872768,587
as for South Humberside, at
(c) Humberside(b) above
Regional selective assistance: offers 1978–87
Number of OffersAmount offered (£000's)
(a) Grimsby travel to work are
1978–796187
1979–80349
1980–816267
1981–82218
1982–834117
1983–846528
1984–85461
1985–86105,301
1986–87590
(b) South Humberside
1978–797124
1979–80349
1980–818302
1981–8211900
1982–8319922
1983–84192,320
1984–85171,712
1985–86135,649

Number of Offers

Amount offered (£000's)

1986–87123,955

(c) Humberside

1978–79281,403
1979–8024548
1980–81281,688
1981–82181,584
1982–83321,807
1983–84425,020
1984–853712,379
1985–86286,310
1986–87264,441

European regional development fund: specific measures for the steel and fisheries industries under business improvement services 26 November 1984–31 March 1987

Number of offers

Amount offered £000's

(a) Grimsby travel to work area

26 November 1984–31 March 1985338
1 April 1985–31 March 198641298
1 April 1986–31 March 1987149810

(b) South Humberside

26 November 1984–31 March 19851782
1 April 1985–31 March 198683809
1 April 1986–31 March 19871851,124

(c) Humberside

26 November 1984–31 March 198539336
1 April 1985–31 March 19861491,367
1 April 1986–31 March 19874844,269