HC Deb 01 February 1971 vol 810 cc241-2W
52. Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry in view of the rise in unemployment, what action he proposes to take to stimulate industrial activity.

Mr. Ridley

The Government's industrial policies will provide a firm basis for industrial growth and greater employment opportunities in the long term. Action to stimulate the economy is a matter for my right hon. Friend the Chancellor of the Exchequer.