HC Deb 08 July 1987 vol 119 cc176-7W
35. Mr. Wigley

asked the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster what steps are taken to ensure adequate regional balance in the pattern of industrial development; and if he will seek to amend the Industry Acts in order to provide greater incentives for balanced regional development of new manufacturng industry.

Mr. Atkins

I refer the hon. Member to the White Paper "Regional Industrial Development" (Cmnd. 9111) which sets out the Government's policy towards the regions, a copy of which is available in the Library.

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