HC Deb 09 November 1970 vol 806 cc13-4W
Mr. Gwynoro Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what were the number of advance factories allocated to Wales from October, 1964, to June, 1970; and how this number compares with the figure from 1951 to October, 1964; how many have been occupied in the period October, 1964, to June, 1970; and what was the total number employed, male and female.

Mr. Anthony Grant

Under the Local Employment Acts, from October 1964 to June 1970—52 factories, and in the period 1951 to October 1964—6 factories. Of the total, 34 factories were first occupied between October 1964 and June 1970; in them 2,060 men and 900 women are employed.