§ Mr. William Edwards
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many Government factories are vacant in Mid-Wales; and how long they have been vacant.248W
§ Mr. Anthony Grant
In the five mid-Wales Counties of Brecon, Cardigan, Merioneth, Montgomery and Radnor there are four vacant factories. Those at Aberystwyth and Lampeter were completed in March and April, 1972, respectively and those at Builth Wells and Rhayader were vacated in May, 1970, and July, 1971, respectively. In addition a further four factories are under construction or in the planning stage. These are at Blaenau Ffestiniog, Brecon, Cardigan and Rhayader.