§ Mr. Home Robertson
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will make a statement on his Department's negotiations with Mitsubishi (Electric) Ltd. about proposals to site a new video recorder manufacturing plant at Haddington, East Lothian.
§ Mr. Alexander Fletcher
Mitsubishi Electric corporation announced in January last that it planned to produce video tape recorders in Scotland. The details of the project have not yet been made public.
Discussions between my Department and individual companies are commercially confidential.