North-East (Investment)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Trade and Industry – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 7th February 1972.

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Photo of Hon. Nicholas Ridley Hon. Nicholas Ridley , Cirencester and Tewkesbury 12:00 am, 7th February 1972

The Government have done a great deal to increase public sector investment in both industry and infrastructure, and I feel sure my hon. Friend will agree that there has been a very large acceleration of a large number of projects, with considerable benefit to the areas concerned.