§ 55. Mr. Stonehouse
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if he will now take steps to change the industrial development certificate system to enable industrial development and improvement in the Black Country to take place without restrictions, in view of the effect on the overall employment position of the present restrictions, as shown by the latest unemployment figures in the Walsall, North, and Wednesbury constituencies.
§ Mr. Anthony Grant
The industrial development certificate system is already operated flexibly to take account of changing levels of employment.
§ Mr. McLaren
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry how many industrial development certificate applications have been made in Bristol in the last three years; and how many have been granted.
§ Mr. Sillars
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what replies he has sent to organisations seeking a relaxation of industrial development certificate policy.200W
§ 54. Mr. Edwin Wainwright
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what has been the amount of oil in tons consumed by the Central Electricity Generating Board power stations during each of the past 10 years.