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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Employment – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 6th June 1957.

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Photo of Mr Iain Macleod Mr Iain Macleod , Enfield West 12:00 am, 6th June 1957

Employment considerations are being taken into account in the review of the Royal Ordnance factories that is taking place and I am now in close consultation with my right hon. Friend the Minister of Supply. All the facilities of the employment exchange service will be used to help redundant workers to obtain other employment, but I cannot say anything about the prospects until it is known how many workers will be affected, which localities will be concerned and over what period discharges will occur.