§ 49. Mr. Rose
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he will make special provision for assisting redundant aircraft workers in the Manchester area in respect of new employment, and for immediate industrial training where appropriate.
§ Mr. Dudley Smith
I assume that the hon. Member is referring to Hawker Siddeley Aviation Ltd. Discussions between management and unions are still in progress but provisional plans have been made for giving every possible assistance to employees who become redundant including retraining where appropriate.