§ 29. Mr. Boyden
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry if tenants have now been found for the two factories in the Bishop Auckland area vacant in July ; and how many men and women, respectively, are likely to be employed in each by the beginning of 1974.
§ Mr. Chataway
Both factories have now been allocated. Within the first six months of 1974 about 50 people are likely to be employed—mostly male—and when fully operational the units are expected to provide jobs for over 200 people, including about 150 men.
§ Mr. Boyden
asked the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry when construction work will begin on the Government advance factory approved for the Bishop Auckland area.4W