HC Deb 24 July 1967 vol 751 cc64-5W
Mr. Gibson-Watt

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer if he will give an estimate of the annual total value of regional employment premiums likely to be paid out in each county and county borough in Wales and Monmouthshire.

Mr. Diamond

No, this would not be practicable.

Mr. Robert Cooke

asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer what is the estimated total of the regional employment premium to be paid to shipbuilding in the first year of operation.

Mr. MacDermot

Reliable estimates of the amount of regional employment premium which individual industries will receive are not available.

Department Approximate strength of establishment Location
Board of Trade Investment Grants Organisation 410 Southend
115 Glasgow
175 Billingham
175 Crosby. (When permanent accommodation is ready this office will move to Bootle)
320 Cardiff
H.M. Land Registry 500 Swansea
650 Plymouth
Land Commission:
Headquarters 200 Newcastle
Regional Offices 120 Newcastle
165 Cumbernauld
145 Leeds
185 Salford
145 Nottingham
165 Birmingham
120 Cardiff
155 Bristol
165 Ipswich
155 Reading
Inland Revenue:
Schedule E Centres 1,300 East Kilbride
2,000/2,500 Bootle
2,000/2,500 Cardiff
Ministry of Social Security:
S.E.T. work 60 Cumbernauld
Short-term benefits computer centre 340 Reading
Welfare Milk scheme 80 Blackpool
Ministry of Transport:
Vehicle registration and licensing and other work 2,500 Swansea
Post Office (Giro) 3,000 Bootle
TOTAL 15,845 approximately