HC Deb 10 December 1964 vol 703 c215W
56. Brigadier Clarke

asked the President of the Board of 'Trade if he will take steps to encourage more industry to come to the Portsmouth area.

Mr. Jay

I have to concentrate first on trying to get industry, which is capable of moving, to the development districts, where the need for it is greatest. I am happy to say that unemployment in Portsmouth is now close to the national average.

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