HC Deb 05 May 1971 vol 816 c1353
8. Mr. Dalyell

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland on how many occasions Ministers have attended meetings of the Scottish Economic Development Council.

Mr. Gordon Campbell

My hon. Friend the Under-Secretary of State for Development and I have attended all meetings of the Scottish Economic Council since I became Chairman.

Mr. Dalyell

Is unemployment being used as an instrument of economic policy?

Mr. Campbell

No, Sir.

Mr. Ross

How many meetings have there been?

Mr. Campbell

There have been four meetings and a lunch.