Oral Answers to Questions — Offshore Oil (Production Platforms)

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 3rd May 1976.

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Photo of Mrs Margaret Bain Mrs Margaret Bain , Dunbartonshire East 12:00 am, 3rd May 1976

Will the Secretary of State encourage oil companies to place orders for the semi-submersible rig that is being developed and built on Clydebank, an area of high unemployment? Does he agree that such a move would prevent rising unemployment and encourage technological advance in Scotland?