HC Deb 03 May 1963 vol 676 c148W
Mr. Holt

asked the President of the Board of Trade how many university graduates are employed full-time by his Department on regional planning and development.

Mr. D. Price

A staff of 24 graduates is employed full time in research sections in the Board of Trade Offices for Scotland and for Wales, the regional offices in England and at headquarters on work concerned with regional planning and development. A number of other graduates on the staff are concerned with regional planning and development in the course of their work on the distribution of industry.