HC Deb 11 December 1959 vol 615 c88W
Mr. Coulson

asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the recent announcements by the British Motor Corporation, the Ford Motor Company, and Vauxhall Motors, Limited, with regard to their future programmes of expansion and the talks which at least one of these companies has had with his Department, if he will draw the attention of these companies, when they seek industrial development certificates, to the industrial advantages offered by the city and port of Hull.

Mr. Maudling

When firms are looking for a site on which to expand, my Department always draws their attention to suitable areas of high and persistent unemployment.

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