HC Deb 19 February 1969 vol 778 c97W
46. Mr. Will Owen

asked the Secretary of State for Defence to what extent in his decision to close Acklington as a Royal Air Force station he took into account the effects of the closure on the level of unemployment, on the rate of redundancy and on the general economy of the surrounding area.

Mr. Reynolds

I assure my hon. Friend that all these considerations were fully taken into account by my colleagues and myself.

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