§ 33. Mr. Chetwynd
asked the President of the Board of Trade in which industries in the North-East Development Area unemployment has increased; and what action he is taking to increase employment in this area.
§ Mr. H. Strauss
The main increase has been in the textile, clothing, furniture and paper manufacturing industries. Her Majesty's Government intend to continue the policy of giving preference to the Development Areas whenever practicable.