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UK Trade and Investment: Expenditure

Question for Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

UIN 11549, tabled on 13 October 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, what assessment he has made of the effect of expenditure on UK Trade and Investment on the level of foreign direct investment in (a) the UK, (b) Scotland and (c) Kilmarnock and Loudoun constituency between 2010 and 2015.

Answered on

21 October 2015

During the 2010/11-2014/15 period, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) recorded 8160 successful Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects won in the UK; of which 284 investments were in Scotland.

UKTI and its regional/local partners were involved in supporting 6415 of the total number of UK investments.

Breaking down the Scottish successes further, 5 landed in Kilmarnock and Loudoun.

UKTI works as one team with Scottish Government and all other regional and local partners, to promote and support inward investment into all parts of the UK.

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Department for Business, Innovation and Skills