Motor Industry

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:21 pm on 12th December 1983.

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Photo of Mr Anthony Beaumont-Dark Mr Anthony Beaumont-Dark , Birmingham, Selly Oak 4:21 pm, 12th December 1983

There is a danger that Nissan is likely to want to build a motor plant in the United Kingdom, and that it will be—to be blunt—a Meccano outfit that will cost many thousand jobs in the Midlands. Unless we can stipulate 80 per cent. home-produced components, that development should be resisted.