HC Deb 19 December 1963 vol 686 c254W
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.