HC Deb 05 February 1963 vol 671 cc35-6W
73. Mr. Grey

asked the President of the Board of Trade if Her Majesty's Government will arrange that the whole of the North-East be regarded as a development district under the Local Employment Act, 1960.

extra protection under the Customs Duties (Dumping and Subsidies) Act, 1957, the amount and duration of the additional protection given, and the amount of the normal protection granted under the Import Duties Act, 1958, in each case.

Mr. Green

Following are details of the seven products on which duties have been imposed under the Customs Duties (Dumping and Subsidies) Act, 1957:

Mr. D. Price

No. By no means all the North-East is suffering from, or threatened by, high and persistent unemployment. We must concentrate our efforts on those districts which stand most in need of help.

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