HC Deb 14 June 1979 vol 968 cc291-2W
Mr. Alton

asked the Secretary of State for Industry if he will make a statement on the future of the shipbuilding industry in Great Britain, specifying whether he plans to bring forward an order to renew the shipbuilding redundancy payments scheme.

Mr. Michael Marshall

A statement will be made when the Government have concluded their review of the industry. My hon. Friend announced on 4 June that the shipbuilding redundancy payments scheme for Great Britain would be extended for a further two years from 1 July 1979.