HC Deb 29 July 1974 vol 878 c9W
27. Mr. Michael Clark Hutchison

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if, in view of the doubling of the regional employment premium, he will now give a favourable reply to Edinburgh's representations for full development status.

Mr. Heffer

As I said in answer to a Question from the hon. Member for Edinburgh, Pentlands (Mr. Rifkind) on 22nd July, we hope to make an announcement when the matter has been fully considered as part of our overall assessment.