HC Deb 13 December 1938 vol 342 c1819W
Mr. Leslie

asked the Minister of Labour in what places in the County of Durham have industries been established, outside of the trading estates, as the result of overtures made to industrialists by the Commissioner for the Special Areas; the nature of these industries; and the number of workers employed?

Mr. E. Brown

The following are the particulars:

Situation of Industrial Nature Undertaking Nature of Undertaking. Numbers Employed.
St. Helen's, Auckland. Leather Bags Out of action owing to recent fire.
St. Helen's, Auckland Buttons
St. Helen's, Auckland. Moulding and Engraving. 14
Pallion Clothing 149
Pallion Oxygen 19
Hartlepool Dolls and Toys 15
Hartlepool Magnesite 51
Gateshead Pneumatic Tools 80
Crook Woodwork 31
Jarrow Steel Forgings 280
Jarrow Steel Tubes 200

Final arrangements have been made which will lead to the establishment of another five undertakings outside the Trading Estate.