HC Deb 29 February 1960 vol 618 cc106-7W
77. Lady Tweedsmuir

asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food why the factory in Greyhope Road, Aberdeen, administered by his Department, is to close in 1961.

Mr. Hare

No decision has been taken to close down the Research Establishment at Greyhope Road, Aberdeen. But the development work carried out there on the dehydration of food has, in my opinion, reached a stage where private enterprise should take over its exploitation, and I propose to discontinue this work next year.

The future of the other research projects now being pursued at the Establishment is under active consideration and I shall make an announcement as soon as possible.

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