Consultation outcome

Industrial Development Act 1982: revision

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Detail of outcome

The government response summarises public responses to the consultation. It confirms the government’s intention to remove Northern Ireland’s automatic 100% Assisted Area status, and to make some technical revisions to update the Act.

Original consultation


Seeks views on proposals to update provisions in the Industrial Development Act to reflect the current economic situation.

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Consultation description

The Industrial Development Act (IDA) provides for government financial support to UK industry.

This consultation seeks views on whether several requirements in the IDA, which has been in force since 1982, should be updated to reflect the current economic situation.


Published 20 July 2011