Peterlee (Industrial Undertakings)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 12th December 1957.

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Photo of Mr David Eccles Mr David Eccles , Chippenham 12:00 am, 12th December 1957

I sympathise with the right hon. Gentleman. We will, of course, continue to try to get manufacturers to go there. The two firms which have been attracted to the new town now employ 660 workers and aim to build the number up to 850, which I hope will soon come about.