Orders of the Day — Ports (Financial Assistance) Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 7:56 pm on 25th March 1981.

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Photo of Mr David Hunt Mr David Hunt , Wirral 7:56 pm, 25th March 1981

Is the right hon. Gentleman aware that his words will be read carefully on Merseyside? There will be a great deal of concern. I do not know whether the right hon. Gentleman will refer to the problems of Merseyside. Will he let us know whether he is in favour of the provisions as they apply to Merseyside, against the background of the serious financial crisis that our port faces?