HC Deb 24 July 1974 vol 877 c487W
Mr. Loyden

asked the Secretary of State for Industry (1) how many projects involving over 500 jobs have been steered to the Merseyside county area in the last five years;

(2) how many companies employing over 500 persons have been attracted to the North West Region.

Mr. Heffer

Eight projects involving over 500 jobs were established or confirmed in the manufacturing sector in the North West Region during the last five years. Of these, two were within the Merseyside Metropolitan County. Comparable data for projects in the service industries is not available.

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