HC Deb 06 February 1980 vol 978 cc223-4W
24. Mr. James Hamilton

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what further plans he has to increase employment in Lanarkshire.

Mr. Alexander Fletcher

Our economic policies are designed to generate the fundamental improvement in the economy essential to the creation of secure and last- ing employment. The changes which we have made in regional policy will concentrate assistance for the creation of new jobs into areas of greatest need, including Lanarkshire.

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