HC Deb 26 January 1959 vol 598 c70W
43. Mr. Mason

asked the Minister of Supply to what extent he anticipates the decline of employment within the aircraft industry will be arrested following the placing of orders for the T.S.R.2, the Argosy freighter, and the other orders he is at present contemplating placing.

Mr. Aubrey Jones

At this stage no reliable estimate can be given of the employment likely to be involved as a result of the orders in question, but they will undoubtedly be of assistance to the industry in meeting its employment problems and particularly in holding together valuable teams of skilled men.

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