North-East

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons am 12:00 am ar 20 Gorffennaf 1964.

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Photo of Mr Ernest Popplewell Mr Ernest Popplewell , Newcastle upon Tyne West 12:00, 20 Gorffennaf 1964

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that this pattern has been continuing for many years? What efforts have he and the Secretary of State for Industry and Trade been making to get some parent firms into the North-East instead of offshoots, which close down quite quickly as soon as the first breath of ill wind comes?