HC Deb 12 April 1978 vol 947 c455W
41. Mr. Kenneth Lewis

asked the Secretary of State for the Environment what instructions he has given to district councils to encourage the expansion of industry in their areas.

Mr. Shore

None, but last July, in Circular 71/77, my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State for Transport and I jointly provided guidance to all local authorities on the ways in which they could help industry.