§ 48. Mr. Willey
asked the Minister of Technology whether he will make a further statement on the merger prospects for Wear shipyards.
§ Mr. Willey
Will my right hon. Friend continue to do his best to press ahead with these negotiations now that we are prejudiced, as, I am sure, he recognises, by the very good progress which is being made in other shipbuilding districts? I appreciate that there are particular difficulties, but we really have to solve them.