Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Industry, Trade and Regional Development – in the House of Commons am 12:00 am ar 23 Gorffennaf 1964.

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Photo of Mr Ernest Popplewell Mr Ernest Popplewell , Newcastle upon Tyne West 12:00, 23 Gorffennaf 1964

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that the figures which I quoted are comparable with those which his right hon. Friend gave to me last Monday regarding the number of firms which have closed down and the total loss of employment in this area? Since those figures were given to me by his right hon. Friend, is it not obvious that they are comparable?