HC Deb 01 May 1935 vol 301 cc373-4W

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many new factories were opened in Scotland in each of the years 1932, 1933, and 1934; and how many were closed in each of the same years?


The following statement shows the number of factories (designed to provide employment for at least 25 workpeople) opened and closed in Scotland during the years 1932, 1933 and 1934.

Year. Opened. Closed.
1932 20 37
1933 16 31
1934 22 20

The figures for 1933 have been revised to date; those for 1934 are provisional.

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