HC Deb 19 December 1963 vol 686 cc255-6W
Mr. Oram

asked the Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development what plans Her Majesty's Government are making for participation in the United Nations World Economic Conference next March; how the British delegation will be constituted; and if he will publish as a White Paper prior to the Conference the proposals which the Government will submit.

Mr. du Cann

At Ministerial level the British Delegation to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development will be led by the Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development. At official level the leader will be Sir Patrick Reilly.

found, between 1945 and 1952 and 1952 and the latest convenient date respectively.

Mr. du Cann

Information relating to factory premises provided by the Board of Trade under the Distribution of Industry Acts from 1945 to 31st March, 1952, and 1st April, 1952 to 31st March, 1960, and under the Local Employment Act, 1960, from 1st April, 1960, to 30th September, 1963, is set out in the following table. Where information in the exact form of the question is not available, the nearest equivalent is given. Details for the separate regions of England are not readily available.

at present Deputy Under-Secretary of State in the Foreign Office, and the Delegation will consist of officials from the Board of Trade, Foreign Office, Treasury, Commonwealth Relations Office, Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, and other interested departments. It is not proposed to publish a White Paper in advance of the Conference.