HC Deb 06 December 1967 vol 755 c345W
Mr. Willey

asked the Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what steps he is taking to set in hand a more searching and detailed study of the economic prospects and potential of the Northern Region and with the possibility of additional measures.

Mr. Frederick Lee

The Northern Economic Planning Council is studying the prospects of the various sub-divisions of the Region and will be making proposals to deal with their problems from time to time.