HC Deb 13 February 1967 vol 741 cc37-8W
Mr. E. Rowlands

asked the First Secretary of State and Secretary of State for Economic Affairs how many of the small economic development councils have reported; and what action has been taken.

Mr. Harold Lever

The Economic Development Committees are continuing bodies and make reports from time to time on matters within their scope. I attach a list of the reports which have been published by the committees. All recommendations are brought to the attention of those concerned for consideration and appropriate action.

Reports, newsletters, occasional papers and booklets published by the Economic Development Committees

Reports (total number 16) by E.D.C.s

On sale through H.M. Stationery Office

Movement of Exports—Through Transport to Europe.

Civil Engineering—Efficiency in Road Construction.

Available from National Economic Development Office

  • Wool.
  • Electronics (2).
  • Rubber.
  • Mechanical Engineering.
  • Electrical.
  • Machine Tools.
  • Chemicals.
  • Food Processing.
  • Clothing.
  • Building.
  • Civil Engineering.
  • Newspapers.
  • Process Plan.

Newsletters (total number 9)

  • Mechanical Engineering (3)
  • Wool.
  • Distributive Trades (3)
  • Paper and Board.
  • Rubber.

Occasional papers and special booklets (total number 13)

On sale through H.M. Stationery Office Distributive Trades—Gold in Your Hands. MechanicalEngineering—Production Planning and Control.

Available from National Economic Development Office

  • Chemicals—Imports (2).
  • Chemicals—Conference.
  • Mechanical Engineering—Short Term Trends (2).
  • Machine Tools—Higher Productivity.
  • Distributive Trades—Conference.
  • Wool—E.G.C.D.
  • Machine Tools—Design.
  • Hotels—Your Market.
  • E.D.C.s' Activity Report.