HC Deb 01 March 1991 vol 186 c654W
Mr. Ieuan Wyn Jones

To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry what representations he has received from(a) industry, (b) trade unions and (c) local authorities concerning the setting up of a defence diversification agency; and whether he has any plans to set up such an agency.

Mr. Leigh

This Department has received representations from a wide variety of bodies concerning the economic effects of changes in the defence market, some of which have proposed the establishment of a defence diversification agency. There are at present no plans to establish such an agency.