Medway Towns

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Commerce – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 29 January 1959.

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Photo of Mr David Eccles Mr David Eccles , Chippenham 12:00, 29 January 1959

The criterion for adding to the list of places which qualify for financial assistance under the Distribution of Industry (Industrial Finance) Act is high and persistent unemployment, and I am glad to say that the Medway towns are not in this category.