HC Deb 07 March 1963 vol 673 cc76-7W
41. Mr. W. Hamilton

asked the President of the Board of Trade what action he now intends to take to help solve the unemployment problem in those development districts which have not yet benefited from the terms of the Local Employment Act.

Mr. D. Price

My right hon. Friend will continue to use his powers under the Local Employment Act to encourage industrial development and expansion in the development districts. By removing areas from the list as their prospects improve, he is able to concentrate assistance on those places which stand most in need of help.

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