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Manufacturing Industries: Motor Vehicles

Volume 507: debated on Monday 8 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what funds have been disbursed under the Automotive Assistance Scheme to date. (320488)

The Automotive Assistance Programme (AAP) Team has had contact with over 90 companies and continues to seek and receive new applications. Two formal offers of support have been made, which were not taken up due to the applicants' success in accessing financial support elsewhere. BIS officials remain in detailed negotiations with 11 other companies, with a pipeline of projects worth over £2 billion.