75. Mr. Baxter
asked the Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development how many new industries have been established in West Stirling shire in this last five years; and how many people have been employed in those industries.
§ Mr. du Cann
In West Stirlingshire, in the five years ended November, 1963, industrial development certificates were issued for 16 schemes with a total expected employment of 625. Of these, 11 schemes, with estimated employment of 495 have been completed. None of the industrial development certificates related to firms new to the area.