Oral Answers to Questions — Communities and Local Government
Gordon Henderson (Sittingbourne and Sheppey, Conservative)
Last week, Thames Steel in my constituency went into administration with 350 workers being made redundant. That is another employment blow for the Isle of Sheppey, which already has above-average unemployment. Will my right hon. Friend consider designating Sheppey as an enterprise zone so that we encourage more firms into the area?