HC Deb 11 November 1966 vol 735 cc381-2W
Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the President of the Board of Trade how far Messrs. Willerby Limited have progressed with the tailoring advance factory allotted to them at Tullos, Aberdeen; what acreage it will occupy; how many workers it will employ; and when they will start work.

Mr. Darling

The advance factory referred to was built by the Aberdeen Council. I am informed that the factory is complete apart from adaptations to meet Messrs. Willerby's requirements: it has an area of 13,000 sq. ft. The firm expect to start training in part of the factory on 14th November and hope to take full occupation on 1st January, 1967. Employment is expected to be 70, initially, mainly female; the firm hope to increase the employment in due course.