Orders of the Day — Scottish Development Agency Bill

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:31 am on 21st October 1987.

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Photo of Mr Bill Walker Mr Bill Walker , North Tayside 2:31 am, 21st October 1987

The hon. Gentleman mentions the structural problems of Scotland. He also mentions the Guinness situation and will be aware of my interest in that problem. Does he agree that the Guinness decision to locate the Distillers whisky operations headquarters in Scotland will be helpful in the long term because if the Government should decide to order disinvestment after the full inquiry is completed, it will make it easier to do so.