HC Deb 18 February 1986 vol 92 cc98-102W
Mr. Woodall

asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official visits to factories and other workplaces which were planned since 1979, but subsequently cancelled, providing details of such visits, sites, names of employers, and the reasons for cancellation.

The Prime Minister


Mr. Woodall

asked the Prime Minister if she will list her official visits to factories and other workplaces since 1979, providing details of dates of visits, sites and names of employers.

The Prime Minister

The information is as follows:

Date Site Name of Employer
6 July 1979 Cambridge HH Electronics and Laser Scan Ltd.
11 July 1979 Edinburgh Ethicon Ltd.
13 July 1979 Taywood Road Taylor Woodrow Research Laboratory
31 August 1979 Skelmersdale Ward and Goldstone (Raydex International) Ltd.
Atherton Carrington Viyella
Pendlebury Rigby Electronics
Dounreay Atomic Energy Authority
7 September 1979 Tullos Shell John Wood Group
14 September 1979 North Tawton Express Creameries
Barnstaple Shapland and Petter Ltd.
15 February 1980 Wilton Wilton Carpet Factory
Devizes Archie Kidd Ltd.
Calne Calne Electronics Ltd.
14 March 1980 Selby NCB
Howden Dyke, Humberside Howden Glucose Factory
Hull Smith and Nephew
18 April 1980 Basingstoke Posidata Ltd.
Basingstoke Lansing Bagnall Ltd.
London Logica Ltd.
23 May 1980 Pallion West Industrial Estate Arthur Pawson Carpenters (Glaziers) Ltd.
Hilton Press Myervale Ltd.
M. G. Tate
P. B. Upholsteries Geoffrey Maskall Engineering Ltd.
Jebson Cabinet Makers
23 May 1980 Wearside Austin and Pickersgill
Cramlington British Gas Corporation
6 June 1980 Castner Kellner Works ICI
Stoke on Trent Royal Doulton
Date Site Name of Employer
27 June 1980 Bitteswell British
Aircraft Group
Northampton Heygates Flour Mill
4 July 1980 Forties Field British Petroleum
18 July 1980 Holyhead Anglesey
Holyhead CMT Wells Co. Ltd.
5 September 1980 Flotta, Orkney Occidental Oil Company
11 September 1980 Harwell Atomic Energy
12 December 1980 Hereford Bulmers
6 March 1981 Belfast Hughes Tool Co.
Belfast Tool & Gauge Co.
10 April 1981 Neston GEC
4 June 1981 Warminster Airfoil
5 June 1981 Bristol Electrolocation Ltd.
Bristol Stachan & Henshaw Engineering
10 July 1981 Hanger Lane, London GB Computer Centre
5 August 1981 Norwich Watlington Norplan Ltd. Mill Farm
3 September 1981 Glasgow Howdens Falmers Jeans
20 November 1981 Sharnbrook, Bedford Unilever Biotechnology Research Laboratory
Bedford Texas Instruments
11 December 1981 Harlescott, Shrewsbury Bibby's Feed Mill
Allscott British Sugar Corporation
Telford Glynwed
15 January 1982 Salford Science Park Hiltcroft Precision Instrumentation Ltd.
Trafford Park, Manchester Kellogs Ltd.
12 February 1982 Lincoln Ruston Gas Turbines
Gainsborough Worley Wallcoverings Ltd.
12 March 1982 Gateshead NEI Power Engineering Ltd.
Sunderland Southwick
2 July 1982 Newtown Cwn Whitton Tootal Menswear
Cwn Whitton Cwn Whitton Farm
16 July 1982 Wimborne Flight Refuelling Ltd.
Marden Edwards & Co.
2 September 1982 Forfar Don Brothers, Buist &Co. Ltd.
19 November 1982 Redruth Murdock & Trevithick Workshops for the Disabled
Date Site Name of Employer
Truro Truro Pottery, Chapel Hill
21 January 1983 Sowerby Bridge Halifax Spring Bathrooms
Halifax Halifax Courier
Keighley Peter Black Holdings
28 January 1983 Glasgow Glasgow Herald Offices
18 February 1983 Bamber Bridge, Preston Dainichi-Sykes Galaxy (Mobile Units) Ltd.
Salterforth Silentnight Holdings Ltd.
Bacup, Lancashire Performance Plastics
11 March 1983 Felixstowe Felixstowe Docks
Mildenhall Industrial Estate British Sugar Corporation Kohl and Son
Peterborough Therm-a-stor Ltd.'
15 April 1983 London SW6 Marsh Brothers Ltd.
Roehampton Hugh Steeper Ltd.
29 April 1983 Derby Nottingham Bemrose plc Stag Furniture
1 September 1983 Beith Future Technology Systems
Kilbarchan Smith and McLaurin
6 January 1984 Maidstone TV South Royal British Legion Village
24 February 1984 Warwick University Science Park Barclays Venture Centre
7 April 1984 Marazion Community Centre Project
13 April 1984 London Docklands Surrey Docks Tarmac Properties
London Docklands Limehouse Productions
London Docklands British Telecom
London Docklands Royal Docks
6 September 1984 Livingston Kinross W. L. Gore Todd & Duncan Ltd.
21 September 1984 Hawarden British Aerospace
2 October 1984 Liverpool Wavertree Technology Park
11 January 1985 Wolsey Courtaulds Knitwear
15 March 1985 Henley on Thames Witney Videcom Ltd. H. R. Smith
26 April 1985 Deeside Industrial Park Mostyn Dock Optical Fibres Warwick Chemicals Ltd.
St. Asaph Pilkington PE Ltd.
5 August 1985 Farnham Tindle Newspapers Ltd.
Whitehill Tindle Enterprise Centre
5 September 1985 Prestwick Airport British Aerospace
Date Site Name of Employer
6 September 1985 Knockando, near Dufftown Knockando Distillery
9 September 1985 Blairgowrie West Haugh Fruit Farm
Dundee D. C Thomson Ltd.
Glenberrie, near Stonehaven Macphie & Co. Ltd.
Aberdeen Aberdeen Journals Ltd.
10 September 1985 Bradford Allied Colloids plc
11 September 1985 Tyneside Press Production Systems
Stockton Parkfield
Darlington Darlington & Simpson rolling mills
1 October 1985 Didcot Rutherford Appleton
1 November 1985 Capenhurst BNFL
Springfields BNFL
Sellafield BNFL
Heysham CEGB
22 November 1985 Chessington Plessey Radar Co.
17 January 1986 Luton Hemel Hempstead H Plan Furniture Crosfield Electronics
29 January 1986 Derby Rolls Royce Crown Derby
14 February 1986 Cricklewood Remploy

In addition to this list, I have of course visited many other places of work, such as hospitals, police stations, armed forces establishments, educational establishments and offices, which it would be impracticable to detail here.

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