HC Deb 17 November 1976 vol 919 cc581-2W
Mr. Wigley

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if he will publish a table in the Official Report showing the number of Government factories built in Wales during the year and the total number of such factories in existence and the number empty during each of the last 12 years.

Mr. John Morris

Detailed information in the form requested covering all Government factories could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. Information is readily available for the number of empty advance factories at end October only for the period since 1970. This is given in the table below:

(i) Advance factories completed 1st January 1976 to 31st October 1976 44
(ii) Advance factories authorised since November 1964 and completed at 31st October 1976 132
(iii) Advance factories vacant at:
31st October 1970 5
31st October 1971 10
31st October 1972 14
31st October 1973 7
31st October 1974 6
31st October 1975 16
31st October 1976 45

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