HC Deb 18 March 1970 vol 798 cc157-8W
Mr. Wolrige-Gordon

asked the Minister of Technology what percentage of private firms inquiring about the prospects of developing in Scotland last year has proceeded to do so; and how many jobs they have created.

Mr. Carmichael

The time elapsing between inquiry, establishing a new project in a development area and the creation of jobs is very variable and it would not be meaningful to attempt such a correlation.

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