HC Deb 07 June 1946 vol 423 c388W
Major Gates

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many new factories, and in which industries, have been established in the North-West region, with particular reference to Lancashire, since June, 1945, to the present date; what volume of employment he estimates these factories will provide; how many further new factories schemes, and in which industries, have received his sanction and approval; and what is his estimate of the volume of employment which will be provided under these schemes.

Mr. Belcher

As the collection and collation of this information will take some little time, I will, with the hon. and gallant Member's permission, send it to him as soon as available.