HC Deb 14 June 1979 vol 968 c291W
Mr. Beaumont-Dark

asked the Secretary of State for Industry, in the light of the official figures indicating a closure rate of 50 per cent. higher than the national average for companies moving to Scotland, what account his Department is taking of these results in formulating policy for the movement of industry from areas such as the West Midlands to Scotland and other development areas.

Mr. David Mitchell

In our review of regional industrial policy we will take take account of the factors to which my hon. Friend has called attention.

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