§ 76. Mr. Ellis Smith
asked the President of the Board of Trade if he will make a statement on the visit of the 127W Minister of State to the City of Stoke-on-Trent and other places in North Staffordshire, on the prospects of industrial expansion within the area, and on the possibility of increasing pottery exports.
§ Mr. D. Price
My hon. Friend welcomed the opportunity provided by his visit to Stoke-on-Trent to meet leaders of industry and commerce in North Staffordshire. My right, hon. Friend is confident that industry in the area, as in the country as a whole, will respond to the measures recently outlined in the Budget.