HC Deb 23 April 1964 vol 693 c194W
35. Mr. P. Williams

asked the Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development how many new factory buildings have been approved in the North-Ea it since 1st January, 1963; and how many new jobs have been created.

Mr. D. Price

From the 1st January, 1963 to the 31st March, 1964, industrial development certificates were issued for 172 schemes in the North-East, estimated to give rise to 16,370 additional jobs.