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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 13 May 1987.

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Photo of Mr Gordon Wilson Mr Gordon Wilson , Dundee East 12:00, 13 May 1987

Is not the real indictment of the Secretary of State that after eight years he can rejoice in the unemployment figures that we have heard? He is so complacent about the situation that he relies solely on grasping the straws of short-term prospects. When will he do something about the Scottish economy, because under his care and that of his predecessor it has rotted away?