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Orders of the Day — European Community (Shipbuilding)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 4th July 1975.

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Photo of Gerald Kaufman Gerald Kaufman Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department of Industry) 12:00 am, 4th July 1975

The situation, as I attempted to explain in my opening remarks, is that our aids to shipbuilding under the Industry Act are not specifically shipbuilding aids—they are regional aids. As they are regional aids, they are not ruled out by this directive. We are able to continue with regional aids for shipbuilding as regional aids rather than as shipbuilding aids—