North Lanarkshire

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 Miss Peggy Herbison Miss Peggy Herbison , Lanarkshire North 12:00, 29 January 1959

asked the President of the Board of Trade (1) what action he is taking to attract industries which could provide alternative work in the Shotts, Salsburgh, Cleland area for those miners who will be without employment in the coal industry when the proposed mass closures of collieries is proceed with;

(2) in view of the redundancy in the steel works at Gartcosh and refractory brick works at Glenboig, what steps he is taking to attract industrial concerns which would provide alternative employment in this area.