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Sony Ericsson: Government Assistance

Volume 501: debated on Wednesday 2 December 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what grant assistance the Government has provided to Sony Ericsson in the last 12 months. (302394)

While Advantage West Midlands, the regional development agency for the west midlands discussed the possibility of grants such as Selective Finance for Investment (SFI) to facilitate the consolidation of Ericsson’s R and D facilities at Ansty, Ericsson chose not to take up the offer of support.