HC Deb 18 March 1980 vol 981 c173W
25. Mr. Armstrong

asked the Secretary of State for Employment what further plans he has to increase employment in West Durham.

Mr. Jim Lester

The Government intend to pursue their current policies which are aimed at creating the economic conditions in which firms will have the confidence to set up and to expand. This will lead to increased employment in both West Durham and the country as a whole.