Small Engineering Firms Investment Scheme

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Industry – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 14th February 1983.

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Photo of Sir David Price Sir David Price , Eastleigh 12:00 am, 14th February 1983

Does my hon. Friend agree that in the engineering industry today machines and equipment become technologically obsolete long before they are physically redundant? Does he further agree that the scheme has given small firms a chance to remain competitive and up to date? Will he undertake to reintroduce it as soon as he can persuade our right hon. and learned Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer to give him the money to do so?