HC Deb 12 November 1969 vol 791 c89W
63. Mr. Eadie

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what reply he has sent to the Newbattle District Council, Midlothian, letter to him on its request for a meeting to discuss new industries as a consequence of the mining industry contracting in that area.

Mr. Ross

I have not received a request for a meeting from the Newbattle District Council. I understand, however, that my hon. Friend accompanied a delegation from the area which discussed this matter with senior officials of the Ministry of Technology in Scotland at a meeting on 7th November.

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