§ 27. Mr. Butler
To ask the Secretary of State for Wales if he will summarise the achievements of the section 4 grants given to the tourist industry in north Wales.
§ Sir Wyn Roberts
The section 4 scheme administered by the Wales tourist board, which began operating in 1971, has greatly assisted the tourism industry throughout Wales. Since then, in Clwyd and Gwynedd nearly £17 million of grant and loan assistance has been provided supporting over 860 projects with a capital cost of some £92 million, creating or safeguarding around 3,750 jobs.