§ 68. Dame Irene Ward
asked the Minister of Aviation, in view of possible redundancy at the Associated Electrical Industries factory on the West Chirton Trading Estate, North Shields, if he will make a statement on future employment there.
§ Mr. Marten
There has been a misunderstanding about redundancy at the208W
The other agencies include the Scottish Special Housing Association, the New Town Development Corporations, housing associations and Government Departments.
§ Mr. Gourlay
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland (1) if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT a table of figures giving the annual percentage rise or fall in the construction of local authority, new town corporation and Scottish Special Housing Association houses since October, 1951, taking that date as being equal to 100;
(2) if he will publish in the OFFICIAL REPORT a table of figures giving the annual percentage rise or fall in the construction of houses for private owners since October, 1951, taking that date as being equal to 100.
§ Mr. Noble
The, following table shows the houses completed in Scotland by public authorities and those built for private owners in each calendar year since 1951, expressed as percentages of the numbers built in 1951:
factory. As a result of a fall-off in demand, the company proposes to concentrate aero-engine starter motor production at its Coventry factory, thus gradually withdrawing this type of work from West Chirton where some 250 people are engaged on it. The company, however, proposes to provide new work for the West Chirton factory, and it intends that this new work should employ at least at many people as the work being transferred. The transfer from 209W West Chirton will not begin until an announcement about the new programme of work has been made.