HC Deb 20 December 1979 vol 976 c328W
Mr. Canavan

asked the Secretary of State for Industry whether he took part as planned in the European management forum meeting in Montreux, Switzerland, on 20 to 22 November; and, if so, what was the purpose of the meeting and the purpose of his presence there.

Mr. David Mitchell

My right hon. Friend was invited to take part, but he was not, nor was any other Department of Industry Minister, able to attend.