HC Deb 05 May 1971 vol 816 cc1367-8
28. Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make an official visit to the aluminium smelter in Ross and Cromarty.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

I made an official visit to the smelter on 15th April. This was the third occasion on which I had personally visited the site since work was started there.

Mr. Dalyell

In the absence of investment grants, what incentive is there for any subsidiary firm to go to Ross-shire?

Mr. Campbell

A wide range of incentives has been announced since last October, including greater use of grants and loans under the Local Employment Acts, free depreciation, increased infrastructure and various other measures which I shall be glad to supply to the hon. Gentleman if he is not fully aware of them.