HC Deb 29 April 1958 vol 587 c31W
97. Mr. Ross

asked the Minister of Supply why he is transferring work from Bowhouse Factory, Hurlford, to Bishopton; what consultations he held locally before reaching this decision; and how many people will be affected at Bowhouse as a consequence.

Mr. W. J. Taylor

The work is being transferred for reasons of economy. There was prior consultation with the other Government Departments concerned, which included examination of the local employment situation. 144 people will be affected.