HC Deb 17 May 1956 vol 552 cc187-8W
Mr. Bartley

asked the Minister of Labour if he will give details of alternative employment available for workmen made redundant at Birtley Royal Ordnance Factory.

Mr. Iain Macleod

Skilled men should have little difficulty in obtaining alternative employment, and within daily travelling distance of Birtley there are at present some 300 notified vacancies for unskilled men.