Scottish Development Agency (Hansard, 17 November 1987)
HC Deb 17 November 1987 vol 122 c541W
Mr. Norman Hogg

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland when he last met the chairman of the Scottish Development Agency ; and what subjects were discussed.

Mr. Lang

[holding answer 26 October 1987]: My right hon. and learned Friend meets the chairman and chief executive of the agency frequently on occasions of mutual interest. The last formal meeting to discuss matters concerning the agency was held on 20 February 1987, when the issues discussed included the review of the agency, its role in the Scottish economy and its budgeting and planning cycles.

Mr. Tim Smith

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how much he expects the Scottish Development Agency to spend in the current year on management and computer consultancy.

Mr. Lang

[holding answer 29 October 1987]: The agency anticipates that spending on these activities will be as follows :
1987–88 £ million
Management consultancy 0.86
Computer consultancy 1.22