HC Deb 25 March 1952 vol 498 cc23-4W
111. Mr. McInnes

asked the Minister of Works if, in view of the unemployment position in the building industry in Scotland, he will now relax the general ban on new building work imposed on 7th schools, hospitals and industrial estates. November last so far as these relate to

Mr. Eccles

The temporary ban on the starting of new building work ended on 29th February, 1952. Unemployment, due to seasonal causes, is falling rapidly.