§ 48. Mr. George Jeger
asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs if, in announcing the Government's plans for the South-East and in providing for London's housing problem, he will emphasise the need to give continuing priority to the rehabilitation of the industrial North in order to prevent the population drift.
§ 54. Mr. Rhodes
asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs if he will take full account of the continuing need of the 245W North-East for industrial development and further jobs in reaching his conclusions following his review of the South-East Study.
§ Mr. William Rodgers
Yes. The Government are determined that plans for the South-East will not prejudice the measures being taken to encourage economic growth and employment in other parts of the country.