HC Deb 02 May 1968 vol 763 cc229-30W
33. Mr. Willey

asked the Secretary of State for Economic Affairs what progress the Northern Economic Planning Council has made in its study of the prospects of the various sub-divisions of the Region; and in particular what progress has been made regarding Wearside.

of immigrants' dependants admitted in 1965, 1966, and 1967, respectively, showing the number of men, women and children for each year.

Mr. Ennals

The figures are as follows:

Mr. Frederick Lee

A review of prospects in West Cumberland has been considered and submitted to the Government. No separate study of the Wearside area has been made as yet; but the area's problems are well recognised, and the Government are making every effort to bring new industry into Wearside.

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