Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce. – in the House of Commons on 6th December 1938.
I am aware of the natural anxiety with which the position of these industries is viewed in West Wales. As the hon. Member knows, my hon. Friend the Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Trade was present at a deputation recently received by my right hon. Friend the Minister of Labour from the local authorities of West Wales and the Swansea Local Employment Committee. He then promised to discuss with the industry the various points raised by the deputation, and this is now being done.