HC Deb 21 January 1981 vol 997 cc182-3W
Mr. Barry Jones

asked the Secretary of State for Wales if, in view of the sharp rise in unemployment in the Deeside travel-to-work area, he will set up a Welsh Office task force, headed by a Welsh Office Minister, for the Shotton and Buckly areas of Clwyd, with a view to reviewing both the unemployment and new job situations, and with local government and trade union representation on the task force; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Nicholas Edwards

No. I remain of the view that the present arrangements for monitoring and discussing developments in the area work well and should be continued.