HC Deb 01 December 1964 vol 703 cc46-7W
Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what steps he intends to take to ensure that areas of high unemployment, such as Scotland, do not suffer as a result of the recently-announced increase in Bank Rate; and whether he will make a statement.

Mr. Callaghan

It remains the aim of the Government, by means of its policies for regional development, to promote a high level of employment in Scotland as in other areas notwithstanding the level of Bank Rate.

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