§ Mr. Spriggs
asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he is able to report any progress with regard to the factory allocated to St. Helens; where the site can be located; when the building will be ready for occupation; what inquiries his Department has received from potential tenants; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Gregor Mackenzie
The factory is sited at Lea Green and building started in June. Completion is expected early in the New Year. One firm has visited the factory site, and it has been suggested to a number of others. It will continue to be put forward on every suitable occasion.