HC Deb 18 March 1974 vol 870 c19W
25. Mr. Willey

asked the Secretary of State for Industry what progress he has made in his discussions with Austin Pickersgill's about the reorganisation and improvement of its Wear shipyards.

Mr. Meacher

An offer of assistance towards Austin and Pickersgill's modernisation plan has been made under Section 7 of the Industry Act and the company is considering it.