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 Mr John MacGregor Mr John MacGregor Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Industry) 12:00 am, 14th February 1983

I agree that there are often problems with making schemes more widely known to the firms that they are intended to help. We are putting a great deal of effort into improving that. However, that is not the case with this scheme. We marketed it well and received a good response. That is why we increased the funds by 50 per cent.