HC Deb 10 February 1964 vol 689 c21W
Mr. Owen

asked the Secretary of State for Industry, Trade and Regional Development what steps he is taking to encourage new industries in the Ashington-Morpeth areas of Northumberland so as to give an assured future to young persons.

Mr. D. Price

My right hon. Friend will continue to encourage suitable industrial development in the area. Morpeth and Ashington will benefit from the increase in the level of activity throughout the region as a whole, which is the objective of the Government's programme for the development and growth of the North-East.

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