§ Mr. Pentland
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry, in view of the increasing high level of unemployment in the Chester-le-Street constituency area, what action he intends to take to provide more job opportunities for adults and juveniles in the area before the end of 1971.
§ Mr. Anthony Grant
The hon. Member will know of the many steps the Government have taken to stimulate the economy both nationally and regionally. As to Chester-le-Street, the Department will continue to bring the advantages, of location in the S.D.A. of which it forms part to the attention of industrialists seeking premises in the North-East.