§ Mr. Kilroy-Silk
asked the Secretary of State for Employment if he will make a statement on the industrial dispute at the Courtaulds Aintree factory.
§ Mr. Harold Walker
I understand that a joint working party of management and workers' representatives has had its first meeting to discuss productivity. I very 731W much hope that it will prove possible to remove any likelihood of the closure of this plant. I am not aware of any current stoppage of work at the factory.