Unemployment (East Lothian)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 11:30 am on 18th March 2009.

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Photo of David Hamilton David Hamilton Labour, Midlothian 11:30 am, 18th March 2009

My constituency is next to East Lothian, and it is in the same position. The problem is not just unemployment, but the fact that companies are reorganising themselves. Would my hon. Friend and my right hon. Friend the Secretary of State consider bringing the banks to Dover House, so that Members of Parliament can have a discussion with them, and put our cases to them? Why are the banks still not lending to companies that are reorganising themselves to try to get through their present difficulties?

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