HC Deb 25 January 1972 vol 829 cc403-4W
Mr. Adley

asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry whether, as the Minister responsible for the tourist industry, he will seek a meeting with the Secretary of State for the Environment to discuss the importance of the location in Central London of a national conference centre.

Mr. Anthony Grant

A conference centre is included in the proposals by the Greater London Council for the redevelopment of the Covent Garden area and my right hon. Friend will be considering the position when he receives

Mr. John Davies

A figure for the total labour force is not available but in respect of private manufacturing industry the proportion employed by companies owned or controlled overseas was 7 per cent. in 1963.