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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th May 1972.

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Photo of Mr Tam Dalyell Mr Tam Dalyell , West Lothian 12:00 am, 24th May 1972

The term "disturbingly large" could apply to Livingstone and Blackburn in West Lothian. But is not the real problem concerned with bringing in industry? Surely this situation has arisen not because of the fault of any local authority but because of the failure to attract subsidiary industry for the motor industry?