HC Deb 14 July 1965 vol 716 cc64-5W
Mr. William Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what plans he is initiating for the development of a new organisation for the examination of raw materials and the possibilities of establishing new industries based on them.

Mr. Ross

My right hon. Friend the Minister of Land and Natural Resources and I, with the help of our Advisory Committee, are collecting and will assess the available information on the location and economic potential of natural resources as yet unexploited. This is the first step.