HC Deb 29 April 1971 vol 816 c217W
Mr. Bottomley

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if, in view of the recent announcement of the redundancies in the steel industry, he will reconsider making Teesside a special development area.

Mr. Anthony Grant

No. We are keeping a careful watch on the situation, but the circumstances of the area in relation to other areas do not justify special development area status.

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