HC Deb 31 January 1996 vol 270 c800W
27. Sir Hector Monro

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland what are the prospects for(a) industrial investment and (b) employment levels in Scotland; and if he will make a statement. [10814]

Mr. Kynoch

The prospects for industrial investment and employment in Scotland remain excellent. Recent business survey evidence in Scotland confirms this. The Government's economic policies are providing the necessary conditions for investment and job creation—low interest rates, low taxation and low inflation within a climate of sound public finances.

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