HC Deb 29 July 1952 vol 504 cc97-8W
54. Mr. J. T. Price

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many building licences for the erection or extension of factories in the Development Areas have been granted during the past six months; and if he will give the location of such factories with comparable figures for the Greater London area.

Mr. H. Strauss

The answer is as follows:

Number of building licences issued during the period 1st January, 1952, to 30th June, 1952
New factories (exceeding 5,000 sq. ft.) Extensions (exceeding 5,000 sq. ft.) to existing factories
Development Area
North Eastern 11
West Cumberland 1 1
South Wales and Monmouthshire 6 12
South Lancashire
Merseyside 1 1
Scotland 6
Total for Development Areas 8 31
Greater London Area 7 17