HC Deb 25 January 1940 vol 356 c815W
Mr. Boothby

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether all practicable steps are being taken to allocate contracts for the construction of light craft to those fishing ports in the North-East of Scotland which are capable of executing this work, and where the volume of unemployment is now high?

Mr. Shakespeare

Several orders for light craft have recently been placed with firms in these districts, and the circumstances to which my hon. Friend refers will be kept in mind in connection with any future requirements.

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