HC Deb 12 April 1967 vol 744 cc203-4W
Mr. Hector Hughes

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on the recent changes in the personnel, control, management and scope of the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board and its plans for the future development of trade and industry in North-East Scotland, indicating what sums he and the Board plan to advance to industries actual and prospective, and which industries.

Mr. Ross

There have been no changes affecting the Board's activity in encouraging and supporting the development of trade and industry in its area. The Board is not empowered to give financial assistance to industrial firms.

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