HC Deb 10 April 1962 vol 657 c99W
Mr. Rankin

asked the President of the Board of Trade, in view of the closing down of the locomotive works in Glasgow, the shale oil industry in West Lothian, and Stewart and Lloyds tube mills at Mossend, involving the loss of work for over 3,000 persons, what steps Her Majesty's Government will take to prevent increased unemployment in Scotland.

Mr. N. Macpherson

The policy continues to be the exercise of the powers under the Local Employment Act designed to help areas in which high unemployment exists or is threatened.

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