HC Deb 10 March 1955 vol 538 c69W
28. Brigadier Clarke

asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will give encouragement to engineering industries to come to Portsmouth to absorb its skilled labour more remuneratively.

Mr. P. Thorneycroft

I shall certainly bear the needs of Portsmouth in mind but, in view of the considerable further development in prospect, there are at this moment other areas in greater need.