§ Mrs. Wise
asked the Secretary of State for Employment whether he has received a copy of the report entitled "The Workers' Case" drawn up by workers at Chrysler; and whether he has given any consideration to their view that high unemployment in the motor vehicle industry is the result of misdirection of capacity rather than over-capacity.
§ Mr. Kaufman
I have been asked to reply.
My right hon. Friend received a report entitled "Chrysler's Crisis: The Workers' Answer" dated 8th December 1975, submitted by a joint union delegation of shop stewards and staff representatives. The plans for Chrysler United Kingdom Limited provide the opportunity for the340W
in the January issue of the Department's Gazette. Recent movements of the prices indices have been as follows:
production facilities to be used more effectively in the future. There is excess capacity in the United Kingdom and elsewhere for motor car manufacture, and the report of the Central Policy Review Staff has demonstrated that motor car assembly capacity in the United Kingdom has not been used as productively as that of certain overseas competitors.