HC Deb 05 February 1963 vol 671 cc42-3W
Mr. H. Hynd

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies what plans he or the Malta Government have made to provide alternative employment for men discharged from Malta Dockyard.

Mr. Sandys

The solution of the employment problem in Malta depends upon widening the base of the Island's economic activity. I understand that measures to this end are being actively studied by the Government of Malta with the assistance of expert advice from the United Nations.

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