HC Deb 21 October 1952 vol 505 c102W
132. Mr. Burke

asked the President of the Board of Trade if, following the many representations made to him by responsible and representative bodies from North-East Lancashire, he has now reached a decision to schedule that area, or any part thereof, as a Development Area.

Mr. H. Strauss

My right hon. Friend hopes soon to be able to announce a decision.