(In the UK) a region receiving government grants or loans for industrial development.
- The legal framework of the Act for the provision of financial assistance for industry in assisted areas is set out in Sections 7 and 8.
- But we have also told the Minister that Scarborough's case should be considered in any future review of the criteria for assisted area status.
- In the Borders we have regained assisted area status and we have won substantial European funding.
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