HC Deb 06 November 1968 vol 772 cc107-8W
Mr. Rankin

asked the Minister of Technology what representations have been made to him, and by whom, to

Section Length (miles) Proposed starting date Probable duration of work
Kirkpatrick Fleming to north of Gretna 4 Started in March, 1968 2 years
Gretna Bypass * Summer 1969 2 years
Glasgow Boundary to northern end of Hamilton Bypass 3 Early 1970s 2½ years
* Includes 1 mile south of the Border to link up with M6.

make further monies available for the shipbuilding industry; and what reply he has made.

Mr. Fowler

Some hon. Members and shipbuilders have asked for special assistance for shipyards outside development areas to offset Regional Employment Premium and other benefits available within those areas. We have replied that this request will be reviewed when the Government have received the Report of the Hunt Committee.