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Distribution of Industry (12 Apr 1960)

Mr Edward Short: ...The hon. Member for Bodmin (Mr. Marshall) mentioned this point. We hear a great deal today about viable industry. How does B.O.T.A.C. decide what will be a viable industry in Bideford, Newcastle or Weirside or wherever it may be? I know quite well from experience in the North East that existing industrialists in an area very often do not want expansion. Leading industrialists in the North...

Orders of the Day — National Insurance Bill (3 Feb 1956)

Miss Irene Ward: .... I apologise for the fact that my contributions are coloured by the needs of my own area. I am not impressed by what goes on in Birmingham. I want to know what goes on in Tyneside, Tees-side and Weirside. It is difficult to see into the future and how we are to provide employment by increments for people in heavy industry who work after the age of 65. Indeed, from the point of view of...

Orders of the Day — King's Speech.: Unemployment and Industrial Organisation. (4 Feb 1926)

Mr Jack Lawson: ...the other day at a very large conference on unemployment, at which almost every borough and urban council and every industry, employers and workmen, over the whole of the districts of Tyneside, Weirside and Tees-side were represented. The story that was told at that conference and the figures that were given as to the number of unemployed were so striking that I am sure, if the Cabinet...

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